The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Southern Univ And A&m College System||$ 800,000||   ||2009-09-01||2015-06-30|
|Southern University And A & M College||-$ 160,612||   ||2010-09-24||2014-09-30|
|Norfolk State University||$ 795,892||   ||2011-05-25||2014-04-29|
|Tennessee State University||$ 789,031||   ||2011-05-20||2014-04-29|
|Elizabeth City State University||$ 800,000||   ||2011-06-02||2014-04-29|
|Southern University And A & M College||$ 700,000||   ||2007-10-01||2013-09-30|
|Benedict College, The||$ 800,000||   ||2010-09-24||2013-09-24|
|Voorhees College||$ 800,000||   ||2010-09-24||2013-09-24|
|Benedict College, The||$ 800,000||   ||2010-09-24||2013-09-24|
|Saint Augustine's University||$ 451,098||   ||2010-09-24||2013-09-24|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Each activity proposed for funding must meet the established Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program requirements and at least one of the three CDBG national objectives.
Criteria for determining whether an activity addresses one or more objectives are provided at 24 CFR Part 570.208.
These funds are for the direct benefit of the community and/or public not the institution.
Ineligible activities are listed in paragraph 570.207.
An activity which is otherwise eligible, may not be funded if State or local law requires that it be carried out by a governmental entity.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities as determined by the Department of Education in 34 CFR 608.2 pursuant to that Department's responsibilities under Executive Order 13256, dated February 12, 2002.
The principal beneficiaries of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities program will include any city, county, town, township, parish, village, or other general political subdivision of a State within which the HBCU is located. A HBCU located in a metropolitan statistical area, as established by the Office of Management and Budget, may consider its locality to be one or more of these entities within the entire area.
Grants are governed by (1) OMB Circular No. A-21 'Cost Principles for Educational Institutions; (2) OMB Circular No. A-133 'Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations; and (3) provisions of 24 CFR part 84 'Grant Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Non-Profit Organizations'. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available online at Grants.gov
Applications will be reviewed against published criteria, rated and ranked, and awards made to the highest ranking applications. HUD reserves the right to make selections out of order to provide geographic distribution of grantees. HUD also reserves the right to reduce the amount of funding requested in order to fund as many highly ranked applications as possible.
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Public Law 111-117 approved December 16, 2009).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Announcement of awards are anticipated on or before September 30th.
HUD will award two kinds of grants under this program; Previously Unfunded HBCU Grants and Previously Funded HBCU Grants. Previously Unfunded HBCU Grants will be awarded to applicants who have never received an HBCU grant or have not received a grant since FY 2000 to undertake eligible activities. The maximum amount a Previously Unfunded HBCU applicant can request for award is $500,000 for a maximum three-year (36 months) grant performance period. b. Previously Funded HBCU Grants will be awarded to applicants that have received funding in FY 2001 through FY 2009 HBCU grant competitions. The maximum amount a Previously Funded HBCU applicant can request for award is $800,000 for a maximum three-year (36 months) grant performance period.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
HUD may make grants available for up to a performance period of 3 years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Post Assistance Requirements
All grant recipients are required to submit quarterly progress reports.
The progress report shall consist of a narrative and financial report.
In addition, annually a Program Logic Model must be submitted.
No cash reports are required.
The narrative portion of the progress report must reflect the activities undertaken during the reporting period.
The financial report must reflect the costs incurred by budget line items, as well as a cumulative summary of costs incurred during the reporting period.
Each grant's performance is monitored by HUD.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), 'Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations,' nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. OMB Circular No. A-133 establishes audit requirements and defines Federal responsibilities for implementing and monitoring such requirements of higher education and other nonprofit institutions receiving Federal awards. It promotes the efficient and effective use of audit services.
Must be kept in accordance with the terms and conditions of the grant.
86-0108-0-1-451 - Above appropriation code for FY 09; 86-0162-0-1-451 - Above appropriation code for FY 10 & FY 11.
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 09 $9,000,000; FY 10 est $9,682,200; and FY 11 est $9,780,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The maximum amount a Previously Funded HBCU applicant can request for award is $800,000 for a maximum three-year (36 months) grant performance period. The maximum amount a Previously Unfunded HBCU applicant can request for award is $500,000 for a maximum three-year (36 months) grant performance period.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
The program is governed by regulations contained in 24 CFR 570.400 and 570.404 and 24 CFR Part 570, Subparts A, C, J, K and O. Provisions of 24 CFR Part 84 'Grant Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Nonprofit Organizations.' Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available on Grants.gov. More information about previously awarded grants is provided at www.oup.org.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the appropriate HUD Field Office listed in the General Section of the NOFA.
Sandra Susan Brunson, 451 7th Street, Room 8226, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Susan.S.Brunson@hud.gov Phone: (202) 402-3852 Fax: (202) 708-0309.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
The criteria for selecting proposals will be listed under each NOFA.
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