Housing Counseling Training Grant

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 5, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 2,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityHousing
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Applicants must be a public or private nonprofit organization and must submit evidence of “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)). Applicants must have at least two years of experience providing housing counseling training services nationwide to housing counselors employed by housing counseling agencies participating in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program. Applicants may utilize in-house staff, sub-grant recipients, qualified third-party trainers, consultants, and networks of local organizations with requisite experience and capacity. HUD strongly encourages the partnering with State Housing Finance Agencies (SHFAs). However, one organization must be designated as the primary applicant. Sub-grantees may include SHFAs, local or state housing coalitions that are public or private nonprofit organizations, but must have “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code [26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)] or be an established SHFA. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Program Description

Awards are available to provide, under cooperative agreements with HUD, training activities designed to improve and standardize the quality of counseling provided by housing counselors employed by “participating agencies.” Participating agencies are all housing counseling and intermediary organizations participating in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program, including HUD-approved agencies, affiliates and branches of HUD-approved intermediaries, HUD-approved multi-state organizations, and state housing finance agencies.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberFR-5800-N-25
Funding Opportunity TitleHousing Counseling Training Grant
Opportunity CategoryHousing
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards4
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 3, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateMay 5, 2014 (Monday)
***Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Application Archive DateJune 4, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 2,000,000
Award AmountUp to $ 2,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 14.316 - Housing Counseling Training Program

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Applicants must be a public or private nonprofit organization and must submit evidence of “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)). Applicants must have at least two years of experience providing housing counseling training services nationwide to housing counselors employed by housing counseling agencies participating in HUD’s Housing Counseling Program. Applicants may utilize in-house staff, sub-grant recipients, qualified third-party trainers, consultants, and networks of local organizations with requisite experience and capacity. HUD strongly encourages the partnering with State Housing Finance Agencies (SHFAs). However, one organization must be designated as the primary applicant. Sub-grantees may include SHFAs, local or state housing coalitions that are public or private nonprofit organizations, but must have “tax exempt” status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code [26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)] or be an established SHFA. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Housing and Urban Development
Program Information Websitehttp://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail
ContactJoel Ibanez
Joel.Ibanez@hud.gov

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