HUD, administration announce Promise Zone competition

HUD will be the federal lead for the 14 urban designees, while USDA will serve as the lead federal partner to the tribal and rural Promise Zones. All Promise Zones will receive priority access to federal investments that further their strategic plans, federal staff on the ground to help them navigate federal resources, and five full-time americorps vista members to recruit and manage volunteers and strengthen the capacity of the Promise Zone initiatives.

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The ability to access preference points in federal funding competitions is one of the key benefits of the federal promise zone designation. Each year, participating federal agencies like the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Commerce, or the Department of Education, will announce grant opportunities that.

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julin Castro and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that communities may now apply to be designated a Promise Zone under the third and final round competition.

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Promise Zones build on several programs that were begun during Obama’s first term – a multiagency strategy called the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI). That initiative combines Choice Neighborhood grants funded by HUD, Promise Neighborhood grants from the Department of Education, and the Department of Justice’s Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.

ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julin Castro today to announce the City of Atlanta has been named a Promise Zone community.

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Hartford received its Promise Zone status under the Obama administration in 2015, a designation that gives it priority consideration when applying for federal funds.