(OPEN) Limited Submission: Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations and Data Analysis and Utilization Program (HUDRD)

Summary

The Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization program (referred to as “HUDRD”) is managed by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research. HUD is announcing the availability of up to $4,708,000 in FY2019 funding. The following projects are eligible for award in the amounts listed:

Project 1: Cost-effectiveness Evaluation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Resilience Investments – HUD may award one or more cooperative agreements, with the total of all awards not to exceed $950,000. The award floor is $200,000.

Project 2: Qualitative Case Studies of Implementation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Resilience Investments – HUD may award one or more cooperative agreements, with the total of all awards not to exceed $550,000. The award floor is $200,000.

Project 3: Cooperative Research in Housing Technologies – HUD may award three or more cooperative agreements, with a total of all awards not to exceed $3,508,000 (comprised of up to $1,208,000 in FY18 funds and up to $2,300,000 in FY19 funds). The award ceiling for this project is $400,000. The award floor is $200,000.

Please read the full program announcement before preparing your internal application.

Award Amount

Project 1: Cost-effectiveness Evaluation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Resilience Investments – HUD may award one or more cooperative agreements, with the total of all awards not to exceed $950,000. The award floor is $200,000.

Project 2: Qualitative Case Studies of Implementation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Resilience Investments – HUD may award one or more cooperative agreements, with the total of all awards not to exceed $550,000. The award floor is $200,000.

Project 3: Cooperative Research in Housing Technologies – HUD may award three or more cooperative agreements, with a total of all awards not to exceed $3,508,000 (comprised of up to $1,208,000 in FY18 funds and up to $2,300,000 in FY19 funds). The award ceiling for this project is $400,000. The award floor is $200,000. Cooperative Research in Housing Technology requires a 25% Match which may be in the form of cash or in-kind contributions. No indirect funds can be used for match. Federal sources are not allowed to be used as a cost share or match unless otherwise permitted by the program’s authorizing statute.

Eligibility
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • County governments
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Special district governments
  • Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • State governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • City or township governments
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Selection Criteria

Please read through the appropriate project’s selection criteria on page 38 of the NOFA.

Limitation Details

An Institution may submit only one proposal per project.

If you are interested in submitting for this program, you must first submit an internal application to limsub@uga.edu according to the required instructions below.

Internal Applications must include the following:
  • A cover page listing
    • The name of this funding opportunity and title of your proposal
    • The project type to which you are applying
    • Your name, UGA position, home department, email, and UGA contact information
    • Collaborator names, positions, and institutions (if any)
    • Indicate whether or not you have submitted to this program in the past. If so, please provide a copy of the review at the end of the internal application.
  • A (maximum two-page) proposal summary that addresses the program’s specific selection criteria.
  • One paragraph describing why this proposal should be UGA’s submission (i.e., why it will be the most competitive for this program)
  • Curriculum vitae
Internal Selection

Limited Submission announcements often generate multiple competing proposals.  UGA reviewers judge proposals as they would in any peer review process, so PIs are urged to put their best foot forward.  Along with typical criteria, reviewers will evaluate internal proposals based on their fit with the sponsor’s articulated goals and criteria.

Internal Submission Instructions

The above internal application materials should be submitted via email as a single .PDF file to limsub@uga.edu by the internal deadline listed above.

Questions?

Please submit questions regarding the internal competition to limsub@uga.edu.

For questions directly related to this program, please contact the following program officer:

  • Madlyn Wohlman Rodriguez
  • (202) 402-5939
  • madlyn.wohlmanrodriguez@hud.gov

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