Finding & Applying for Grants
Search for HUD grants on Grants.gov – Here you may search for discretionary HUD Grants, eligibility, and category. You will also find a Forecast for upcoming HUD grants.
Browse Funding Opportunities Page – HUD’s Funding Opportunities page lists funding opportunities for competitive applicants and existing recipients.
Award Announcements – Lists HUD’s discretionary grants awarded, starting with the most current year.
Registering for Grants
Obtain a DUNS Number - The federal government uses DUNS (Data Universal Number System) numbers as the number to uniquely identify each organization, based on their physical location. The unique nine-digit number is used to track how federal funds are awarded and expended.
To apply for any of HUD’s grants programs, your organization must have a DUNS number issued through Dun & Bradstreet and must have an active registration with SAM.gov.
|Update! Sam.gov is making important changes to its login and notarized letter review processes in June. Read more here: SAM Update
Register through Sam.gov - All applicants and recipients must maintain an active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM). SAM consolidated the capabilities of Central Contractor Registry (CCR), Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA), and Excluded Parties List System (EPLS).
All organizations must designate an E-Business Point of Contact (E-Biz POC) and Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) in SAM. Please visit SAM.gov for more information or to register.
Register through Grants.Gov - Most of HUD’s discretionary grants are only available through Grants.gov. Applicants interested in applying for HUD funds, must register with Grants.gov and, create a profile.
Grants Management Resources
The Grants Management & Oversight Division (GMO) establishes and implements agency-wide policies and procedures for HUD’s grant programs, provides oversight and assistance to grant programs to assure timely execution consistent with guidance, and reports to leadership on the status and outcomes of grant programs.
Grants Training – Portal to HUD grants related trainings.
The FFATA Subaward Reporting System (FSRS) – The reporting tool Federal prime awardees (i.e. prime contractors and prime grants recipients) use to capture and report subaward and executive compensation data.
To find information about successfully navigating every phase of the grant management process visit Learn Grants on Grants.gov.
Grants Regulations & Policies
HUD Final Information Quality Guidelines (IQG)
OMB implements higher limits on Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards – Final revised rule streamlining grant management requirements. This guidance supersedes requirements from OMB Circulars A-21, A-87, A-110, and A-122; Circulars A-89, A-102, and A-133; and the guidance in Circular A-50 on Single Audit Act follow-up. (12/26/2013)
HUD Deputy Secretary Notice 2015-1: Transition to 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards - Final Guidance, February 26, 2015
HUD Conforming Regulation to 2 CFR 200 – Correction to a final rule that was published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2015 (80 FR 75931).
Regulations implementing the HUD Reform Act (24 CFR Part 4) - The HUD Reform Act was enacted to ensure accountability, transparency, and a level playing field in the grants process at the Department. This was primarily accomplished through Sections 102 & 103 of the Act.
Grants Oversight and New Efficiency (GONE Act) - The goal of the Grants Oversight and New Efficiency (GONE) Act is to close out expired grants.
The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) - To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes.
Code of Conducts -- Conducting Business in Accordance with Core Values and Ethical Standards - Applicants subject to 2 CFR 200.318 (most nonprofit organizations and state, local, and Indian tribal governments or government agencies or instrumentalities that receive federal awards of financial assistance) are required to develop and maintain a written code of conduct.