Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grant

What is the aim of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grants?

To assist Hispanic-Serving Institutions of higher education (HSIs) expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in their localities, including neighborhood revitalization, housing, and economic development, principally for persons of low-and moderate-income, consistent with the purposes of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grant?

Nonprofit Hispanic- Serving Institutions that meet the definition of an HIS of higher education established in Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1101) as amended are eligible to submit applications for funding. In order to meet this definition, at least 25 percent of the full-time undergraduate student enrolled in an institution must be Hispanic. In addition, all applicants must be institutions of higher education granting two-or four-year degrees that are fully accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education.

How and Where to Apply for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grant?

Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available online at Grants.gov.

How much is the Range and Average of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grants?

$600,000 a grant for a maximum 3-year performance period.

For more information on the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grant, contact:

Headquarters Office
Sandra Susan Brunson, 451 7th Street, Room 8226, Washington, District of Columbia 20410
Phone: (202) 402-3852
Email: Susan.S.Brunson@hud.gov
Web Site Address: www.oup.org; or www.hud.gov/grants

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