Foundation / Corporation
Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA)
Grants of up to $12,000 to New Hampshire local government agencies for planning and feasibility studies related to community development activities. Eligible activities include preliminary engineering and architectural design, income surveys, market analysis, and cost estimate.
The objectives of a feasibility study grant are to determine whether or not a proposed Community Development Block Grant project is feasible and/or to recommend specific action(s) to be undertaken and that at least 51% of the intended beneficiaries will be of low or moderate income.
GrantWatch ID#: 175620
The maximum amount awarded to a municipality for a planning grant is $12,000 a year (this total is not counted against CDBG awards in other catagories).
Grant recipients include any city, town, or county in New Hampshire that is not already a HUD entitlement community (these are Manchester, Nashua, Portsmouth, Dover, and Rochester – which already receive an annual CDBG allocation from HUD).
Ineligible activities shall include:
(1) Final architectural and engineering designs;
(2) Municipal master plans;
(3) Construction; and
(4) Any other activity that the authority determines to be inconsistent with the national objectives in 42 U.S.C. 5304 (b) of the federal act.
To apply for funds, interested persons should review the CDBG Program Rules, Rules/Appendices, Application and Recent Awards to help you decide the best route to take in preparing your application.
The first round applications is due Monday, April 30, 2018.
The second round applications is due Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
CDBG Forms and Resources:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Meena Gyawali, Director of Community Development
New Hampshire Community
Development Finance Authority
14 Dixon Ave, Suite 102
Concord, NH 03301
USA: New Hampshire: Statewide, excluding Manchester, Nashua, Portsmouth, Dover, and Rochester