The Initiatives are the Fair Housing Organization Initiative (FHOI), the Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI) and the Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI).
In addition, consistent with HUD appropriations directives, FHEO is publishing a separate NOFO for Tester Coordinator Training.
Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) NOFO makes available $7,218,649 million (which includes $343,649 of FHIP FY 2020 Education and Outreach Initiative carryover funds) to develop, implement, carry out, and coordinate education and outreach programs designed to inform members of the public concerning their rights and obligations under the provisions of the Fair Housing Act.
Under the EOI NOFO, activities eligible for funding include but are not limited to:
developing educational advertising campaigns, developing and distributing material, and conducting educational activities (workshops, conferences, seminars, training etc.) that inform people of their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act (see Section III.A for detailed eligible activities).
The specific EOI NOFO includes funding for three components:
$1 million for a National Media Campaign; $300,000 for a National Programs Component - Disability Deinstitutionalization and Integration Educational Campaign; and $5,918,649 million for general education and outreach activities aimed to inform people of their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act.
This NOFO will receive applications for the EOI NOFO only.
Please see the specific FHOI, PEI and EOI Tester Coordinator Training NOFOs for the additional FHIP funding opportunities.