Indian Community Development Block Grant Program (Recovery Act Funded)

To provide assistance for Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages in the development of viable Indian communities.

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: Fire station, housing rehabilitation grant program, cooperative store development; water lines and storage facility, community building.

Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available


Agency - Department of Housing and Urban Development

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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact appropriate HUD Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) Area Office listed in Appendix IX of the Catalog.


Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2008: A variety of housing construction, rehabilitation, energy efficiency, and infrastructure projects. Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

The Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) is funded through a set-aside of the Community Development Block Grant formula in title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C.

5306).

Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages may use block grants to improve housing stock, provide community facilities, make infrastructure improvements, and expand job opportunities by supporting the economic development of their communities.

Activities which are eligible for funding include housing construction, rehabilitation, acquisition of land for housing, direct assistance to facilitate homeownership among low- and moderate-income persons, construction of tribal and other facilities for single or multi-use, streets and other public facilities, and economic development projects.

The Recovery Act requires tribes to give priority to projects that can award contracts based on bids within 120 days from the date the funds are made available to the tribes.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Native American Organizations (includes lndian groups, cooperatives, corporations, partnerships, associations): Community Development (includes Federal surplus property)

Beneficiary Eligibility

American Indian; Moderate Income; Low Income

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular A-87. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

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 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.

Award Procedures

The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) is responsible for rating and approving applications and for notifying applicants of the results.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Public Law 111-5, Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Section 106(a) as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.; Housing and Urban Development Act, Section 7(d) 42 U.S.C. 3535(d).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days. 75-110 days.

Appeals

Limitations, conditions, and requirements specified in NOFA.

Renewals

None.

Assistance Considerations

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

Assistance is available until project completion, usually within two years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No information provided.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Recipients are required to submit quarterly reports as required by Section 1512 of the Recovery Act and annual performance reports.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

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. 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

Records

All records applicable to the assistance project must be kept for three to five years following the submission of the final expenditure report or until all audit findings have been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0161-0-1-451 - 86-0161 2009/2010.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $10,000,000; FY 10 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The estimated average grant in Fiscal Year 2008 was approximately $725,000. The smallest and largest awards were $286,000 and $5,500,000 respectively.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

24 CFR Part 1003.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact appropriate HUD Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) Area Office listed in Appendix IX of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Office of Native American Programs 451 Seventh Street, S.W., Room 4126,, Washington 20410 Email: POC@DHS.gov Phone: (202) 401-7914

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications must be submitted by any eligible tribe or Alaska Native Village which has the capacity to administer a grant. Applications are then rated against factors which measure impact and quality.



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