Program Description

This program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, primarily for low- and moderate-income persons.

General Program Requirements

Eligible applicants for assistance include any Indian tribe, band, group, or nation (including Alaska Indians, Aleuts, and Eskimos) or Alaska Native village which has established a relationship to the federal government as defined in the program regulations. In certain instances, tribal organizations may be eligible to apply.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Applicants must file an application on forms prescribed by HUD, which describe the community development need and how that need will be addressed by the proposed project. The application must provide sufficient information for the project to be rated against selection criteria. The Office of Native American Programs is responsible for rating and approving applications and for notifying applicants of the results. Availability of grants are announced in the Federal Register.

Program Contact Information

Glenda Green
Director, Office of Grants Management

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number14.862
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityPart of Broader Program
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?No
Tribes Funded by this ProgramApproximately 80

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