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The Community
Services Block Grant Program Community Economic Development Discretionary
Grant Program --Priority Area: Planning Projects

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Administration
(see all US Federal Agencies)

Explore all postings for this grant program:
Applications Due:

Jul 19, 2004
Received By

total funding: $750,000
max award: $75,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 12
type of funding: Grant

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act of
1981, as amended, (Section 680 of the Community Opportunities,
Accountability, and Training and Educational Services Act of 1998),
authorizes the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Health and Human
Services to make grants to provide technical and financial assistance for
economic development activities designed to address the economic needs of
low-income individuals and families by creating employment and business
development opportunities. Pursuant to this Announcement OCS will award
planning grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) that are less
than three years old or inexperienced in implementing economic development
projects. The primary purpose of this Priority Area is to assist eligible
CDCs in planning, developing organizational capacity, identifying potential
projects, mobilizing resources and developing a business plan to implement a
project. Low-income beneficiaries of such projects include those who are
determined to be living in poverty as determined by the HHS Guidelines on
Poverty (See Appendix A). They may be unemployed, on public assistance,
including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), are at risk
teenagers, custodial and non-custodial parents, public housing residents,
persons with disabilities and persons who are homeless.

Who can apply:

Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Community Services Block Grant_Discretionary Awards

More Information:


If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Debbie

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration
for Children and Families

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