Showing posts from February 12, 2015

FFY 2015 CPD Formula Grant Allocations

Today HUD CPD announced the FFY 2015 CPD formula grant allocations.  Please see the image showing the allocations for CPD MD formula grantees. The forwarded message from Deputy Assistant Secretary Cliff Taffet includes HUD's suggestions regarding the use of these funds.  Of course, formula grantees remain free to utilize these funds in a manner consistent with their locally-determined goals and priorities and the provisions of the Consolidated Plan final rule and the rules applicable to each formula grant program.  Please note in particular the language in bold ; HUD will be ending the use of the FIFO system beginning with the FFY 2015 formula grant funds.  Additional direction and guidance with regard to this matter and plan submission issues will follow. These funds will be awarded upon HUD's receipt, review, approval, and processing of Annual Action Plans and, where required, new five-year Consolidated Plans.  We anticipate that these documents w

Homeless and Runaway Youth Funding Announcement

​Please see below for a federal funding opportunity for runaway and homeless youth, with an application deadline of 4/10/15.  You can find more information regarding this funding opportunity at . FYSB Accepting Applications for Basic Center and Street Outreach Programs The Family and Youth Services Bureau is now accepting applications for the Basic Center and Street Outreach Programs.   These funding announcements are substantially different from past years. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the requirements carefully. Basic Center Program (BCP):   The purpose of the BCP is to provide an alternative for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. The programs provide youth up to age 18 with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and referrals for health care. Most basic centers can prov

Reminder: NDRC NOFA Q&A Session: Walk Through FAQs (February 12, 2015, 3 PM EST) and New Webinar Series Resources

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Reminder: NDRC NOFA Q&A Session: Walk Through FAQs (February 12, 2015, 3 PM EST) and New Webinar Series Resources This webinar is one of many upcoming webinars in the NDRC Webinar Series . This NDRC technical webinar, held on February 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM EST, will begin with a brief overview of key NDRC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) followed by a question and answer session with key HUD Staff. Presenters: Jessie Handforth Kome (HUD) Please note you DO NOT need to register to join this webinar. Instructions to access the webinar directly are provided below. However, if you would like to get credit