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.
Fiscal Year 2009: TA funds will improve CoC and HMIS grantee capacity to manage and administer the local HMIS, including structure, data quality, governance, compliance with HMIS Data and Technical Standards, reporting, and performance measurement. Fiscal Year 2010: TA funds will improve CoC and HMIS grantee capacity to manage and administer the local HMIS, including structure, data quality, governance, compliance with HMIS Data and Technical Standards, reporting, and performance measurement. Fiscal Year 2011: TA funds will improve CoC and HMIS grantee capacity to manage and administer the local HMIS, including structure, data quality, governance, compliance with HMIS Data and Technical Standards, reporting, and performance measurement.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are available to provide technical assistance for homeless programs in the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).
An organization may not provide assistance to itself.
An organization may not provide assistance to another organization with which it contracts or sub-awards funds to carry out activities under the TA award.
Applicants may partner with other organizations that may serve other geographic areas or bring other expertise to the proposal and submit a collaborative application.
McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Program grantees, project sponsors, and applicants for the implementation of local Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS).
SNAPS-TA awardees will be required to report to the Government Technical Representative (GTR) on, at a minimum, a quarterly basis unless otherwise specified in the cooperative agreement. As part of the required report to HUD, award recipients must include a completed Logic Model (HUD 96010), which identifies actual outputs and outcomes achieved and a narrative explanation of deviations from projected results to actual results achieved. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
HUD will send written notifications to both successful and unsuccessful applicants. A notification sent to a successful applicant is not an authorization to begin performance. Upon notification that an applicant has been selected for award, HUD will request additional information to be submitted or may work with the applicant to amend information that was already submitted as part of the application.
Jun 07, 2010 to Oct 27, 2010
Omnibus Appropriations Act (Public Law 111-8) of 2010.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards will be for a period of 24 months to 36 months, depending on such factors as TA provider"s experience, performance and skills or expertise. HUD reserves the right to determine the award period on any or all of these factors. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Community Planning and Development (CPD) requires monthly reports that describes status of each TA task undertaken.
CPD requires monthly reports that detail expenditures for each TA task.
CPD monitors performance each month and includes the TA in its Monitoring Risk Analysis process.
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.
No Data Available.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 09 $8,000,000; FY 10 est $6,000,000; FY 11 est $6,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
HUD has established a $1,000,000 award minimum for successful SNAPS-TA applications.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Applicants interested in providing technical assistance to entities participating in HUD"s Special Needs Assistance Programs should carefully review the General Section and the information listed in the SNAPS-TA NOFA, including the exceptions to the General Section requirements found in the NOFA.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Michael Roanhouse, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, Room 7262, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Michael.Roanhouse@hud.gov Phone: (202) 708-1226.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
HUD will review applications and approve grantee proposals based on criteria established in the forthcoming notice.
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