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HUD's Indian Community Development Block Grant Program

The Indian Community Development Block Grant Program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Grant funded projects target populations with low to moderate levels of income and promote a wide range economic development opportunities – affordable housing and suitable living environment.

A total of 75 awards are available; applicants within an area of ONAP’s geographic jurisdiction compete for funds only against other applicants from within that same area or jurisdiction. Eligible applicants for assistance include any Indian tribe, band, group or nation (Including Alaska Indians, Aleut, and Eskimos) or Alaska Native village which has established a relationship with the Federal government.

Eligible activities include public services. Public services include, but are not limited to, assistance with employment, crime prevention, child care, health, drug abuse, education, fair housing counseling, energy conservation, welfare, down payment assistance or creational needs.

Tribes eligible to receive ICDBG assistance must be listed in the following publication "Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs.” See Eligible Indian Entities- BIA. Click here for more information about receiving ICDBG assistance.

To learn more, you can also register for the “Overview of the 2017 ICDBG” webinar, which will take place on Tuesday, April 6!
Webinar Registration: Overview of the 2017 ICDBG

Period of performance: September 14, 2017 to September 20, 2020
Deadline: May 18, 2017
Amount: Congress has not yet appropriated funds for this program. Therefore, the amount of available funding is not known and is contingent on future Congressional action.