Economic and Community Development

Economic and Community Development
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides investment capital in the form of loans and loan guarantees for the deployment and improvement of telecommunications/broadband infrastructure in rural America. the program is intended to increase economic opportunities and improve the quality of life for families and businesses in rural areas. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Corporations, limited liability companies, cooperative or mutual organizations, Indian tribes and tribal organizations, and units of state or local government 
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports communities in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, county governments, city or townships governments, special district governments, and non-profits
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 14, 2019 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. Funding is intended to help institutions secure long term support for their core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create access to outstanding humanities materials. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Non-profit organizations, state and local government agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 15, 2019 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to assist confinement facilities and the agencies that oversee them in implementing prevention, identification, and response mechanisms that reduce the incidence of sexual abuse in these facilities and to promote compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 22, 2019
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports implementing data-driven strategies and programs through strategic partnerships that will (1) develop a multidisciplinary task force with working groups to identify specific areas of concern; (2) collect and interpret data that will assist the task force in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate response efforts and resources; and (3) implement services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention, and diversion services for children, youth, and families directly impacted by opioid abuse. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, units of local government, and tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 7, 2019 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides financing to support economic development, housing rehabilitation, public facilities, and other physical development projects including improvements to increase resilience against natural disasters. The program allows applicants to transform a small portion of their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds into federally guaranteed loans large enough to pursue physical and economic revitalization projects capable of renewing entire neighborhoods. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States; CDBG entitlement recipients such as metropolitan cities and urban counties; non-entitlement communities that are assisted in the submission of applications by states that administer the CDBG program; small businesses; incubators; and micro-enterprises 
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to eight years of age, by addressing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of their development. The overarching goal of the program is to foster the healthy development and wellness of young children, preparing them to thrive in school and beyond. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and territorial governments; government units within political subdivisions of states such as counties, cities, and towns; federally recognized American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations (UIO's), and consortia of tribes and tribal organizations; public or private universities or colleges; and community- and faith-based organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 19, 2019 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The Improving Criminal Justice Response Program encourages state, local, and tribal governments and courts to treat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking as a serious violation of criminal law requiring the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system. For FY 2019, the priority areas are to reduce violent crime against women and promote victim safety, and to increase the response to victims of trafficking. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, Indian tribal governments, state and local courts (including juvenile courts), units of local government, state, tribal, or territorial domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions, and victim service providers. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 26, 2019