Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) - Housing and Community Development Division
Grants to Nebraska eligible municipalities for community facility construction, improvement, or planning projects. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. Facilities may include recreation and wellness centers, libraries, convention centers, gathering spaces, cultural centers, and town squares.
Applicants apply for one of two grant types available in a single program year:
Eligible facilities defined:
While some facilities are likely to incorporate multiple uses and may meet the definition of more than one type, eligible activities by facility type are:
GrantWatch ID#: 180584
Planning grants are available for $3,000 – $15,000.
Construction grants are available for a minimum of $15,000 and a maximum as defined below.
Grant Maximum Schedule A (Until the balance of the Fund reaches $3,750,000):
- Population of 100,000 to 299,999 persons: Up to $2,250,000
- Population of 40,000 to 99,999 persons: Up to $1,125,000
- Population of 20,000 to 39,999: Up to $750,000
- Population of 10,000 to 19,999: Up to $600,000
- Population less than 10,000: Up to $375,000
Grant Maximum Schedule B (After the balance of the Fund reaches $3,7500,000 and until it falls below $1,500,000)
- Population of 100,000 to 299,999 persons: Up to $3,375,000
- Population of 40,000 to 99,999 persons: Up to $1,687,000
- Population of 20,000 to 39,999: Up to $1,125,000
- Population of $10,000 to 19,999: Up to $900,000
- Population less than 10,000: Up to $562,000
Awarded projects should be completed within two years of the contract start date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Jenny B. Mason, CCCFF Program Coordinator
800-426-6505 / 402-471-6280
Nebraska Department of Economic Development
Housing & Community Development Division
P.O. Box 94666
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4666
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