CDFI Fund: Updated FAQ Posted for BEA Program Applicants

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has posted on its website a revised Supplemental Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document and Application Guidance document related to the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) Application round. Revised information is highlighted in green in these […]

HUD: $15 Million Awarded to Help Low-Income Seniors Age in Place

Grants will fund health and safety repairs in homes of low-income elderly homeowners The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded almost $15 million to 13 nonprofit organizations, in addition to a state government to assist in undertaking comprehensive programs that make safety and functional home modifications […]

EDA: $4 Million Invested to Support Climate-Ready Future on Fort Mojave Reservation

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to the Fort Mojave Aha Macav Power Service, Mojave, Arizona, to develop a new source of clean and renewable energy for the Fort Mojave Reservation through the construction of a […]

HUD: $5 Million Announced to Help End Youth and Family Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $5 million for new Family Unification Program (FUP) voucher assistance for youth and families who lack safe and adequate housing. This funding opportunity will help strengthen coordination among public housing authorities (PHAs), public child welfare […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2023 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Period Opens

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2023 application period for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. A total of up to $500 million in bond guarantee authority is available for Eligible Community Development Financial Institutions (Eligible CDFIs) in […]

EDA: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announced for Regions Impacte by Natural Disasters

The U.S. Department of Commerce, through the Economic Development Administration (EDA), today announced newly available support to those communities impacted by natural disasters in 2021 and 2022.   Today, the FY23 EDA Disaster Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity was published at and on Applicants can apply here. The awards that will be made under […]

SBA: Expanded Support for Veteran Small Business Owners Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced $3.5 million in grant awards to support outreach organizations focused on veteran small businesses. The grants provide critical funding to create new Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCs) in Alaska, California, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, and South Carolina, strengthening training and counseling services for aspiring […]

HUD: $486 Million in Grants and $43 Million for Stability Vouchers Announced to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness

Sixty-two communities in total will receive grants and vouchers to implement coordinated approaches to addressing unsheltered homelessness and homelessness in rural areas  WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing the second set of communities to receive grants and housing vouchers to address homelessness […]

HUD: $30.3 Billion Announced for Housing Authorities to Provide Affordable Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the availability of $30.3 billion for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for 2023. This historic, $2.9 billion (10.5 percent) increase over the prior year will help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) address recent inflation in rents and enable more low-income […]