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Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds awarded under this NOFA must be used to support direct and indirect costs incurred in the timely completion of the research product.
1.Funds awarded under this NOFA may not be used to pay for activities outside the scope of this NOFA.
Funding will only be provided to researchers who meet the standards for eligible applicants outlined in Section III (A).
Funds awarded under this NOFA may not be used to pay for computer hardware and/or meals.
Honorariums cannot be charged against awards under this program.
Fee or profit will not be paid for work done under this NOFA.
Dissertation support is not eligible under this program.
Applicants must comply with the Delinquent Federal Debt Requirement as defined in the.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Applications can be downloaded from the web at http://www.grants.gov/applicants/apply-for-grants.jsp. Applicants must submit complete applications including all content described in the NOFA, Section IV. B. Applications must be submitted through grants.gov.
Grants will be awarded as cooperative agreements. Proposals will be ranked according to criteria specified in the NOFA Section V. HUD will fund applications in rank order until all available program funds are awarded. Applications must receive a minimum of 75 points out of a possible 100 points to be considered for funding.
Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropiations Act, 2012. This program is undertaken by HUD"s research authority under the Transformation Initiative (TI) account., Public Law 112-55.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
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
Award period is for 3 years or (36 months). Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Report is required quarterly until the end of the grant.
At the end of the grant a final report is required.
The SF-425 is required to be submitted.
The GTR will monitor the status of each grant/cooperative agreement awarded.
The official applicant must maintain information on the grant/cooperative agreement, which includes disbursements.
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $400,000; and FY 14 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The maximum award amount is $200,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Sandra Susan Brunson 451 7th Street, Room 8226, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Susan.S.Brunson@hud.gov Phone: 2024023852
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
A competitive process is used in selecting applicantions for award. Criteria will be published in the Notice of Funding Availability.
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