Funding for Housing and Homelessness

Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Provides funds to support planning, implementation, and enhancement of veteran treatment courts by offering grants and technical assistance to states, state and local courts, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments. Funds activities centered on preventing overdoses, increasing access to treatment and recovery services, and decreasing recidivism for veterans in the criminal justice system with substance use, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorders .

Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Minority AIDS Initiative: Integrated Behavioral Health and HIV Care for Unsheltered Populations Pilot Project

Awards funding for pilot projects to establish portable clinical care teams that provide healthcare outside for underserved populations experiencing unsheltered homelessness. Promotes syndemic approaches that successfully integrate behavioral health and HIV treatment and prevention, including low barrier substance use disorder (SUD) treatment; HIV and viral hepatitis testing and treatment; HIV prevention including condom, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) distribution; mental healthcare; and harm reduction services.

Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Funds for American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and villages to support projects for housing, community facilities, and economic development. Helps communities provide funding to improve housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate income. Offers 2 types of funds, Single-Purpose grants and Imminent Threat grants. Imminent Threat grants are available to address urgent public health or safety threats, including those related to alcohol and substance use.

Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Smart Reentry: Housing Demonstration Program

Offers grants and technical assistance to state, local, and tribal governments for demonstration projects that develop, implement, and test affordable, safe, and secure housing options for individuals reentering the community after incarceration. Supports proposals for a range of evidence-based or innovative reentry housing models designed to improve reentry and reduce recidivism by increasing access to housing for adults in reentry. Provides program participants with access to wraparound services, such as case management, substance use disorder (SUD) and/or mental health treatment, and other services to support successful reentry.

Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

Provides grants and direct loans to assist rural areas with the development of essential community facilities, including purchasing equipment, paying for related project costs, and purchasing, improving, or constructing essential community facilities. Examples of essential community facilities include healthcare facilities, public facilities, community support services, public safety services, educational services, utility services, and local food systems.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG)

Funds for American Indian and Alaska Native communities to provide safe and affordable housing for tribal residents. Supports new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, land acquisition, and infrastructure projects that support housing development. Provides low-income individuals, students, and families with rental assistance, loans and assistance programs for homebuyers, rehabilitation assistance for homeowners, and other housing services. Encourages model activities to help identify innovative solutions to address tribal housing issues and homelessness, prevent crime, and improve safety and accessibility.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Multifamily Housing Loan Guarantees

Seeks to increase the amount of affordable rental housing available in rural areas to individuals and families with low and moderate income. Offers loan guarantees to qualified private-sector lenders who provide financing to borrowers for the construction, acquisition, and improvement of multifamily rental housing units. Funds may also be used to purchase or improve land and to provide necessary infrastructure.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants

Supports local self-help housing construction projects in rural areas. Funds organizations that will recruit, supervise, and provide technical assistance to groups of individuals and families with low-income to enable them to construct their own homes. Aims to make homeownership possible for people living in substandard housing or who otherwise would not qualify as homeowners.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Public Housing Neighborhood Networks (NN)

Provides funds to establish and maintain Neighborhood Networks (NN), or community technology centers within public housing buildings or developments, that provide computer and internet access to public housing residents. Offers computer training, services, and programs to help residents become economically self-sufficient. Public housing authorities use their capital funds and operating funds to build and operate neighborhood network centers.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans

Offers loans to help rural individuals and families with low- and very-low-income to purchase, build, repair, renovate, or relocate a home. Makes owning a home more affordable by providing applicants with a payment assistance subsidy to reduce their mortgage payment for a short time. Aims to increase access to safe, clean, affordable homes for people in rural areas who do not currently own adequate housing.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

Provides loan guarantees to approved lenders for loans to households with low or moderate income seeking to purchase, build, repair, renovate, or relocate a home in rural areas. Assists applicants who are unable to secure credit from other sources in obtaining safe, clean, modest, affordable homes.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Tribal Housing Activities Loan Guarantee Program (Title VI)

Offers loan guarantees to enable tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) participating in the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHGB) program to secure additional financing from private lenders to support affordable housing projects for American Indian and Alaska Native families with low income. Allows tribes to carry out larger projects and complete projects sooner while reducing costs. Supports the construction of new housing and community facilities, housing rehabilitation, and planning costs, as well as infrastructure projects and land acquisition related to housing.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Inactive

Offers funds and technical assistance to states, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribes to plan, implement, or expand comprehensive collaboration programs to improve outcomes for people with mental health disorders or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders who are involved with the justice system. Aims to develop collaborations across the criminal justice system that will provide healthcare, treatment, social services, and other supports to enhance public safety and public health, and reduce recidivism among the target population.

Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Adult Treatment Court Program Inactive

Provides funds to support the planning, implementation, and enhancement of adult substance use treatment courts for local, state, and federally recognized tribal governments. Funds activities centered on preventing overdoses, increasing access to treatment and recovery services, and decreasing recidivism.

Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Building Communities of Recovery (BCOR) Inactive

Strengthens the delivery of community-based recovery support services (RSS) for people in recovery from substance use disorder (SUD). Supports long term recovery through RSS delivered by people who have lived experienced with SUD and recovery, such as peer mentors, recovery coaches or recovery support specialists. Provides linkages to social supports, including medical, housing, educational, and employment services.

Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program Inactive

Funds nonprofit organizations and Native American tribal organizations to develop or expand comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services and programs to help individuals who have been incarcerated. Aims to decrease recidivism, enhance community safety, and improve reentry outcomes by offering case management and other services for individuals both prior to and after release from incarceration to help them successfully reintegrate into their communities.

Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (AOT) Inactive

Funds community-based efforts to implement and assess new assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs that permit individuals to remain in their community while receiving treatment, leading to better life outcomes. Identifies evidence-based practices to decrease the frequency and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarcerations, and interactions with the criminal justice system for individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). Works to address substance use issues for individuals with SMI to improve their overall physical and social health.

Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Second Chance Act Pay for Success Program Inactive

Provides funding to state, local, and tribal governments to contract with organizations to provide clinical services, permanent supportive housing, and other reentry supports for individuals leaving incarceration, with a specific focus on the needs of individuals with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. Aims to increase public safety and lower recidivism rates by helping formerly incarcerated individuals successfully rejoin society. Services funded through this opportunity must be performance-based or outcome-based, making payment dependent upon reaching agreed upon goals.

Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program: Strengthening Tribal Advocacy Responses Track (START) Inactive

Funding to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues. Provides grantees with additional training and technical assistance to plan and implement their projects.

Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program Inactive

Funds to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues.

Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program Inactive

Provides funding to states, local and tribal governments, and community-based organizations to provide comprehensive reentry and transitional services for moderate to high-risk youth before, during, and after release from a juvenile residential facility. Supports pre- and post-release program services that provide screening and assessment of youth needs, such as mental health, substance misuse, and more. Aims to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for youth through the successful reintegration of participants into their communities.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
AmeriCorps VISTA for Project Sponsors Inactive

Offers organizations the opportunity to engage and sponsor AmeriCorps VISTA service members to help develop or expand community anti-poverty projects. AmeriCorps VISTA members commit to 1-year of full-time, volunteer service, helping to build capacity and sustainability in programs to address poverty and other issues identified by the community. Requires sponsors to operate and direct the project, recruit and supervise AmeriCorps VISTA members, and complete the necessary administrative support activities to meet the project goals. VISTA's fiscal year 2024 focus areas include economic opportunity, education, Healthy Futures, veterans and military families, and environmental stewardship. VISTA FY 2024 priority population include rural communities, native nations and tribal communities, and those experiencing deep poverty, specifically in Puerto Rico and states in the Midwest, Southeast, South Central, or West AmeriCorps regions.

Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) – Competitive Grant Program Inactive

Provides funding to support tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) in efforts to provide affordable housing for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) families with low income. Assists tribes in developing, maintaining, and operating housing in AI/AN communities that is safe, healthy, and affordable. Emphasizes new construction, rehabilitation, and acquisition projects that increase the number of housing units available to individuals and families with low income.

Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Jobs Plus Initiative Inactive

Offers funding to increase employment and income among families in public housing through locally based programs that promote work readiness, linkages to employers, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for public housing residents. Provides support services, such as childcare, transportation, legal aid, and other services, to remove barriers to work. Makes a financial incentive available to participants in order to offset rent increases due to a higher household earned income. Aims to encourage and support employment, decrease poverty, and enhance self-sufficiency, economic and housing security for public housing residents.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator Program Inactive

Provides funding to public and Indian housing authorities to hire service coordinators to promote self-sufficiency for public housing residents. Service coordinators identify needs and barriers at the community and individual level and connect residents to training and support services to help them gain economic and housing stability. Works with local partners to assist residents in achieving outcomes in the areas of education; professional development; financial empowerment; and health and wellness, including mental health and substance use issues. Offers supports to help elderly and disabled residents age in place and/or live independently for as long as possible.

Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2023
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Hope VI Main Street Program Inactive

Assists small communities by providing funding to construct new housing or to replace unused space in existing commercial buildings with affordable housing units as part of an ongoing Main Street revitalization project. Supports the redevelopment of central business districts or Main Street areas in order to strengthen local economies. Allows communities to increase the amount of affordable housing available to residents while preserving the historic, traditional character of their Main Street area.

Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2023
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Rural Community Development Initiative Grants (RCDI) Inactive

Provides funding to intermediary organizations that offer financial and technical assistance to recipients to help meet the needs of their communities in eligible rural areas. Recipients use funds for projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development projects in rural communities.

Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2023
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP) Inactive

Provides peer recovery support services to individuals with or in recovery from substance use disorder (SUD) or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD). Promotes long-term recovery supports, in coordination with clinical SUD treatment, that are led by peers in recovery who reflect the communities they serve. Increases access to recovery support services through training and support for current and new peer recovery specialists and supervisors, especially those from historically underserved communities.

Application Deadline: May 30, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS (MAI: High Risk Populations) Inactive

Focuses on increasing access to and involvement with care and services for individuals from racial and ethnic minority populations with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are HIV positive or at risk for HIV. Helps connect these individuals to SUD/COD treatments, HIV care and treatment, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and vaccinations, as well as recovery and community support services to help retain clients in care with the overall goal of reducing health disparities among the target populations.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness (Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness) Inactive

Provides comprehensive, coordinated, evidence-based services for individuals, youth, and families currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness who are diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), serious emotional disturbance (SED), and/or a co-occurring disorder (COD). Aims to engage and connect the target population to behavioral health treatment, case management, and recovery support services and help them secure sustainable permanent housing. Assists participants in identifying and obtaining resources for health insurance that help individuals maintain their treatment, recovery, and housing status.

Application Deadline: May 5, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI) Inactive

Funds the implementation and expansion of local efforts to enhance community infrastructure to address behavioral health treatment and other services for substance use disorder (SUD) and other co-occurring disorders (CODs) for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Provides comprehensive, coordinated services such as behavioral health outreach, treatment, peer support, recovery support services (RSS), case management, and connections to sustainable permanent housing.

Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Adult Reentry Program (AR Program) Inactive

Provides funds to expand access to treatment, recovery, and reentry services for sentenced adults in the criminal justice system with a substance use disorder (SUD) and possible co-occurring mental illness. Seeks to reduce substance use and involvement with the criminal justice system by helping individuals successfully reintegrate into the community upon release from prisons, jails, or detention centers.

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Overdose Response Inactive

Provides funding to address immediate responses to the opioid crisis in rural areas by improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD).

Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2023
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCast) Inactive

Helps local governments and their community partners respond to trauma and stress related to civil unrest, community violence, and/or collective trauma within the past 24 months. Provides violence prevention and youth engagement programs along with trauma-informed behavioral health services to at-risk youth and families impacted by community disruption and violence. Develops coalitions of local government agencies, community organizations, and residents to deliver resources and services and bring about positive community change and healing.

Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2022
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Economic Impact Initiative Grants Inactive

Offers grants to assist small, financially distressed rural communities with the development of essential community facilities, including purchasing, constructing, and improving eligible facilities. Aims to promote public safety, lower taxes, and increase economic and community development by helping manufacturers and other businesses build or grow their operations in rural communities.

Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Youth Regional Treatment Centers Aftercare Program Inactive

Supports American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth in successfully transitioning back into the community after completing treatment at an Indian Health Services (IHS) Youth Regional Treatment Center (YRTC). Provides culturally adapted aftercare and case management services focused on whole-person wellness and community engagement to help youth achieve and sustain safety and sobriety, with an emphasis on employability as a means of achieving program goals. YRTC is an initiative of the IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Branch (ASAB).

Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2022
Sponsor: Indian Health Service (IHS)
Targeted Capacity Expansion – Peer-to-Peer (TCE-PTP) Inactive

Supports recovery community organizations (RCOs) in expanding peer recovery support services (PRSS) to people with substance use disorder (SUD) and their family members. PRSS utilizes peer leaders, individuals who have experienced addiction and recovery, to help people with SUD stay in recovery by offering support in the areas of housing, employment, education, social connection, and abstinence from substance use. Peer leaders are involved at all levels of designing, developing, and implementing programs.

Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)