Funding Opps: HDGF & AmeriCorps

One of the benefits of Ohio CDC Association membership is a monthly newsletter called Funding Opps. As the year draws to a close, perhaps considering joining so as to receive these each month.

Here is a sample of the December 2016 issue:

Affordable Housing

HDGF Deadline is Today
The December Housing Development Gap Financing (HDGF) round is approaching. OHFA will start accepting applications on Dec. 4th, continuing until 5:00 in the evening on Dec. 15, 2016. OHFA will announce applicants that are invited to continue to final application on Dec. 22.
EfficiencyCrafted Homes Incentives
EfficiencyCrafted Homes provides financial incentives for new home construction or gut rehabs in Columbia Gas of Ohio or AEP Ohio territory. For more information about becoming an Efficiency Crafted builder, contact 1-877-771-5506 or

Financial Empowerment

Discover Foundation – Financial Literacy Funding
Requests are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. To be considered, an organization must be a qualified 501(c)(3) organization with program that emphasizes education or financial literacy. More information here.

Community Economic Development

FY17 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment Grants
The Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish guidance for grants to assess and clean up brownfield sites. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. Under these guidelines, EPA is seeking proposals for Assessment Grants only, to provide funds to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning (including cleanup planning) and community involvement related to brownfield sites. Deadline is December 22.

Read the whole issue here.

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