HUD – Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program (2016)

Applications Due: February 9, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time


Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which focused on directing resources to address three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhoods.  To achieve these core goals, communities must develop and implement a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation Plan.  The Transformation Plan will become the guiding document for the revitalization of the public and/or assisted housing units while simultaneously directing the transformation of the surrounding neighborhood and positive outcomes for families.

 Funding Title: Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program

Agency Name: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Funding Opportunity Number:   FR-5900-N-14

 Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No

Target Population:  Racial and ethnic minorities, tribal communities, public or HUD-assisted housing residents, and persons with disabilities

Expected Number of Awards: 8

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000,000

 Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Award Floor: $0

How to Apply: An electronic copy of the Application Package and Application Instructions for this NOFA can be downloaded from Unless an applicant received a waiver for good cause, applications must be submitted electronically via except continuum of Care applications. The Continuum of Care application is submitted through HUD’s e-snaps system.

Current Closing Date for Applications:   by February 9, 2016, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities (PHAs), local governments, tribal entities, and nonprofits.

Link to Full Announcement: Here

Contact Information: If you have a question or need a clarification, you may send an e-mail message to

Categories: Housing, Housing and Urban Development, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities

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