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FY 2023 Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages NOFO


The purpose of the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons of low and moderate income. See the ICDBG regulation at 24 CFR 1003.2.

a. Single Purpose Grants. Projects funded by the ICDBG program must principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons (24 CFR 1003.208). These are competitive grants and are the subject of this NOFO.

b. Imminent Threat Grants. Projects funded with Imminent Threat grant funds are to address issues that have an immediate negative impact on public health or safety of tribal residents.

You do not have to apply for an Imminent Threat grant by the deadline established in this NOFO. These Imminent Threat grant funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the amount set aside for this purpose is expended. The Imminent Threat request must be submitted to the Area Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) for your region in accordance with ONAP Program Guidance 2018-04, “Imminent Threat Grants” and the requirements in 24 CFR part 1003 subpart E.

HUD and Program-Specific Goals and Objectives

This NOFO supports HUD’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2022-2026 to accomplish HUD’s mission and vision. Each of the five goals in the Strategic Plan include what HUD hopes to accomplish, the strategies to accomplish those objectives, and the indicators of success. However, of the five goals only those applicable to this NOFO are identified below.

You are expected to align your application to the applicable strategic goals and objectives below. Use the information in this section to describe in your application the specific goals, objectives, and measures that your project is expected to help accomplish. If your project is selected for funding, you are also expected to establish a plan to track progress related to those goals, objectives, and measures. HUD will monitor compliance with the goals, objectives, and measures in your project.

Applicable Goals and Objectives from HUD’s Strategic Plan

1C: Invest in the Success of Communities

Promote equitable community development that generates wealth-building for underserved communities, particularly for communities of color.

If funded, grantees will have to submit information regarding the estimated number of (1) permanent and (2) temporary jobs that are created each year in whole or in part with ICDBG funds in the annual ASER report. The ASER is due 45 days after the end of the federal fiscal year and at the time of grant close-out to your Area ONAP. Please follow the requirements in Section VI.C.4.b. of this NOFO.

Funding of approximately $75,000,000 is available through this NOFO. HUD expects to make approximately 80 awards from the funds available under this NOFO.

Program Office: Office of Public and Indian Housing

Funding Opportunity Title: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages NOFO

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6700-N-23

Assistance Listing Number: 14.862

OMB Approval Number: 2577-0191

Opening Date: June 22, 2023

Deadline Date: October 5, 2023

Program NOFO

FY23 ICDBG Needs Table

On Grants.gov, please click on the PACKAGE tab, then click the Preview link, and then click the “Download Instructions” button to access additional required forms for the application package.