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Fair Housing Initiative Program - Education and Outreach Initiative

Post Date

April 26th 2016

Application Due Date

June 23rd 2016

Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

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Eligible Applicants. Depending on the specific component as outlined in the eligibility chart, eligible applicants may be Qualified Fair Housing Enforcement Organizations (QFHOs) and Fair Housing Enforcement Organizations (FHOs), public or private not-for-profit organizations or institutions, and other public or private entities that are formulating or carrying out programs to prevent or eliminate discriminatory housing practices; agencies of State or local governments; and agencies that participate in the Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP). Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $125000 - $1250000

Grant Description

HUD is making available through this Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) NOFA $7,450,000 for The Fair Housing Initiatives Program. Additional funds may become available for award under this NOFA as a result of HUD's efforts to recapture unused funds, use carryover funds, or because of the availability of additional appropriated funds. Use of these funds will be subject to statutory constraints. All awards are subject to the applicable funding restrictions described in the General Section and to those contained in this NOFA. FHIP funds are used to increase compliance with the Fair Housing Act. This year, funding is available under three Initiatives: Private Enforcement (PEI), Fair Housing Organization (FHOI) and Education and Outreach (EOI) Initiatives. Multi-year awards beyond FY2016 funding are subject to appropriations and the availability of funds. For FY2016, funding for each initiative is listed under a separate NOFA. Applicants must apply under the correct NOFA to be considered for funding. Additionally, if an applicant is eligible and applying for funding under separate initiatives and/or components, the applicant must submit a separate application under the correct NOFA for each component the applicant applies. This NOFA will consider applicants applying under EOI only. The following is a general description of the Education and Outreach Initiative (see chart in section III. A. for all eligibility requirements and a listing of related components): Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI). This Initiative provides funding for the purpose of developing, implementing, carrying out, or coordinating education and outreach programs designed to inform members of the public concerning their rights and obligations under the provisions of the Fair Housing Act. EOI applicants may be funded under the following components based on eligibility: Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) - $7,450,000 (1) National-Based Programs (a) National Media Campaign Component (EOI-NMCC) - $1,250,000 (2) Regional/Local/Community Based Program (a) General Component (EOI-G) - $5,950,000 (b) Tester Coordinator Training (EOI-TC) - $250,000 Applicants may apply for funding under multiple EOI Components as long as the applicant meets the specific eligibility requirements for each Component (see eligibility chart in Section III.A.1, and applies under the correct NOFA. Applicants will be funded in accordance with the funding restrictions listed under Section IV.F.5.

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