Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED)
08/30/19 Postmarked or Delivery
Grants to Nebraska counties and municipalities for the development of public infrastructure. Funding is intended for projects such as community centers, remodeling homeless shelters, neighborhood parks, fire trucks, tornado shelters, senior centers, public libraries, improved access for people with disabilities, and nonprofit care centers.
The purpose of the Public Works (PW) Program Category is to provide for a broad range of investments to communities investing in effective and affordable infrastructure and/or facilities that address strategic long-term developments. This category recognizes the importance of the availability and condition of infrastructure and community facilities. Funded projects shall develop the state’s communities and counties by providing residents with basic infrastructure and/or facilities with the opportunity to maximize energy efficiency and provide a suitable living environment.
For this purposes of the PW program category, there are two general classifications of applications:
- Facilities: buildings and park facilities (e.g. community centers, neighborhood parks, tornado shelters, etc.).
- Infrastructure: underlying structural systems (e.g. streets, flood control, water mains, etc.)
National CDBG Objective:
GrantWatch ID#: 181203
Minimum Projects Costs: $250,000
Maximum Project Costs: $400,000, exclusive of supporting project and general administration costs
General Administration: 10% of Project Costs, not to exceed $25,000
Construction Management: $10,000
The cost per resident beneficiary cannot exceed $3,000, except for daycare centers where it cannot exceed $10,000.
PW projects are to be completed within twenty-four (24) months following notice of approval.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications must be submitted electronically via Sharefile: https://negov.sharefile.com/r-r92c8f08fca94ef19
Additionally, a hard copy must be submitted to the address below:
Nebraska Department of Economic Development
ATTN: CDBG PW Application
PO Box 94666
Lincoln, NE 68509