Applying for a Grant

The 2014 Community Economic Development (CED) and Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) have been published! To view the announcements, select the links below:

Applications for the CED and CED-HFFI funding opportunities are due on July 21, 2014.

More information, including a document with answers to questions submitted regarding the FOA and a webinar for interested applicants will be available on the 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement page.

If you have any questions about the 2014 CED and CED-HFFI FOAs, please email us at OCSRegistrar@icfi.com.

These materials contain links to information, resources and tools that will help prospective grantees apply for a CED grant. Materials on this page are from the most recent funding cycle and will be updated as new information is available.

 

 

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Webinar 1e: Developing an Effective Business Plan Trancript Webinar 1e: Developing an Effective Business Plan Trancript

This document contains the transcript for Webinar 1e: Developing an Effective Business Plan Transcript.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1e: Developing an Effective Business Plan Slides Webinar 1e: Developing an Effective Business Plan Slides

This document contains the Powerpoint slides for the Webinar 1e - Developing an Effective Business Plan.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects Transcript Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects Transcript

This document contains the webinar transcript for Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects of the 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects Slides Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects Slides

This document contains the slides from Webinar 1c: Non-Federal Support for CED Projects of the 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series.

Keywords: CED, Spring Webinar Series

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Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? Transcript Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? Transcript

This document contains the webinar transcript for Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? of the 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? Slides Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? Slides

This document contains the webinar slides for Webinar 1b: I Want to Apply for a CED Grant: Now What? of the 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant Transcript Webinar 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant Transcript

This is the transcript for the April 2, 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series Webinar 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant?: Insights from Experienced Grantees.

Keywords: CED, 2013 Spring Webinar Series

Webinar 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant Slides Webinar 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant Slides

These are the webinar slides from session 1a: Should I Apply for a CED Grant?: Insights from Experienced Grantees of the 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series.


Keywords: CED, 2013 CED Spring Webinar Series

Rural Outreach Webinar for CED and CED-HFFI Projects Transcript Rural Outreach Webinar for CED and CED-HFFI Projects Transcript

This document contains the transcript for the Rural Outreach Webinar for CED and CED-HFFI Projects. This webinar provides more information on how rural organizations can get involved with the Community Economic Development Grant (CED) and Community Economic Development – Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) programs. This webinar also provides tips for successful applications, and present examples of successful rural CED/CED-HFFI projects.

Keywords: CED, CED-HFFI, Rural Outreach

Resources for CED Projects Webinar transcript Resources for CED Projects Webinar transcript

This document contains the transcript from the Resources for CED Projects Webinar, a part of the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective Applicants.

Keywords: Prospective Applicant, Resources

Resources for CED Projects Webinar Slides Resources for CED Projects Webinar Slides

This document contains the slides from the Resources for CED Projects Webinar, a part of the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective Applicants.

Keywords: Prospective Applicant, Resources

Resources for CED Projects Webinar Recording Resources for CED Projects Webinar Recording

This is the recording from the Resources for CED Projects Webinar, a part of the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective Applicants.

Keywords: Prospective Applicant, Resources

Public Agency Agreements Tool Public Agency Agreements Tool

This tool will help potential applicants develop public agency agreements for CED and JOLI grant applications.

Partnerships with outside agencies and organizations are vital to the success of Community Economic Development (CED) and Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) projects. Specifically, applicants are required to seek active partnerships with public assistance agencies and other agencies responsible for administering child support enforcement, TANF, and employment education and training programs.

Project Summary/Abstract Tool Project Summary/Abstract Tool

This tool will help potential applicants develop project summaries or abstracts for CED and JOLI grant applications.

All Community Economic Development (CED) and Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grant applicants must include a project summary/abstract that provides an overview of the proposed project as part of the grant application. The project summary/abstract should briefly describe the needs that will be addressed, the proposed services, and the client population group(s) to be served.

Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar Transcript Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar Transcript

This document contains the transcript from the Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar, apart of the 2014 Prospective CED Applicants webinar.

Keywords: Prospective Applicants, Partnerships

Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar Slides Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar Slides

This document contains the webinar slides from the Partnerships for CED Projects Webinar that took place May 1, 2014 as part of the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective CED Applicants.


Keywords: Perspective Applicants, CED, Partnerships

Office of Community Services Website Office of Community Services Website

This is the website for the Office of Community Services (OCS) within ACF.  This site contains information, resources and materials for working with the OCS office and OCS programs.

Keywords: Office of Community Services, OCS

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals Program Website Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals Program Website

This is the Federal homepage for the Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Program.  This page contains information, resources and materials regarding the JOLI program and grantees.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI

Healthy Food Financing Intiative Page Healthy Food Financing Intiative Page

This webpage contains information on the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), which supports projects that increase access to healthy, affordable food in communities that currently lack these options.  On this page, visitors will find information on food deserts, available government support, and the entities eligible for funding.

Keywords: HFFI, Food, Food Desert, Healthy Food

Federal Register Website Federal Register Website

This is the main website for the Federal Register.  Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Keywords: Rule, Rules, Notice, Notices, Register

Community Economic Development Program Website Community Economic Development Program Website

This is the Federal homepage for the Community Economic Development (CED) Program.  This page contains information, resources and materials regarding the CED program and grantees.

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED

Community Economic Development Overview Webinar Transcript Community Economic Development Overview Webinar Transcript

This document contains the transcript for the Community Economic Development Overview Webinar, which took place April 24, 2014.

Community Economic Development Overview Webinar Slides Community Economic Development Overview Webinar Slides

This document contains the powerpoint slides for the Community Economic Development Overview Webinar, which took place April 24, 2014.

Keywords: Prospective Grantee, CED Overview

CED/JOLI Market Analysis Tool CED/JOLI Market Analysis Tool

This document provides both CED/ JOLI grantees and prospective grantee applicants with information and strategies on how to perform a market study and analysis on their local communities.


Keywords: Market, Analysis, Tool, Community Economic Development, CED, Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, applicant

CED Program Grant Review CED Program Grant Review

This document contains information on becoming a reviewer to help select grantees for the Community Economic Development (CED) program.  In this document, interested applicants will find information on the qualifications, benefits, and responsibilities of an OCS Reviewer.

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED, reviewer

CED and JOLI Application Tips CED and JOLI Application Tips

This document includes tips on how to submit a strong Community Economic Development (CED) and Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grant application. These tips were developed based on reviews of prior CED and JOLI applications and identify commonly-made application mistakes and omissions.

Administration for Children and Families Website Administration for Children and Families Website

This is the main website for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).  This site contains information, resources and materials for working with ACF offices and programs.

Keywords: Administration of Children and Families, ACF

ACF Grant Opportunities: Forms ACF Grant Opportunities: Forms

This webpage contains various forms and certifications necessary for submitting an ACF grant application, including the  SF-424(A,B,C,D,P/PSL, LLL) and the Certification Regarding Lobbying.  The page also details the HHS Grants Policy Statement (GPS), the policy guide for discretionary grants and cooperative agreements.

Keywords: Form, Forms, Standard Forms, Certification, Grant, Application, SF, Policy

2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Transcript 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Transcript

This document contains the transcript from the 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar, the last webinar in the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective CED Applicants.

Keywords: 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Prospective CED Applicants

2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Slides 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Slides

This document contains the powerpoint slides from the 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar, the last webinar in the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective CED Applicants.

Keywords: 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Prospective CED Applicants

2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Recording 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar Recording

This is the recording from the 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Webinar, the last webinar in the 2014 Webinar Series for Prospective CED Applicants.

Keywords: 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Prospective CED Applicants

2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Question and Answers 2014 CED & CED HFFI FOA Question and Answers

This document contains answers to questions submitted regarding the 2014 CED and CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement. This document was updated 7/18/2014.

Key words: FOA, CED, CED-HFFI, Question and Answers

2013 HHS Poverty Guidlines for CED & JOLI 2013 HHS Poverty Guidlines for CED & JOLI

This document summarizes the 2013 Guidelines. This document will be helpful to Community Economic Development (CED) and Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grantees to determine income eligibility for their programs.

Keywords: Guidelines, Poverty, Poverty Guidelines, 2013, CED, JOLI

2013 CED/CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement Questions and Answers 2013 CED/CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement Questions and Answers

This document contains questions that have been submitted about the 2013 CED and CED HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcements and their answers.  This Question and Answer (Q and A) document was updated on 6/28/2013.

2013 CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Applicant Outreach Webinar 2013 CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Applicant Outreach Webinar


The 2013 Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Applicant Outreach Webinar is intended for interested applicants for the 2013 CED program.  This pre-recorded presentation provides an overview of the 2013 CED-HFFI FOA. 

Once you click on the video link, the video should automatically begin to play on your computer.  If you would like to save the presentation to your computer, right click the link, then select "Save Target As," and save the file to an appropriate location on your computer (please be patient as it downloads).

Keywords: 2013, Community Economic Development, CED, Funding Opportunity Announcement, Healthy Food Financing Initiative, HFFI, FOA, Applicant Outreach Webinar, Prospective Grantee

2013 CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement 2013 CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the 2013 Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects (CED-HFFI) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This FOA provids information on the FY2013 round of CED-HFFI funding for prospective grantees.  Application due date: July 2, 2013.

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, Healthy Food Financing Initiative, HFFI, 2013, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA

2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar 2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar

The 2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Applicant Outreach Webinar is intended for interested applicants for the 2013 CED program.  This pre-recorded presentation provides an overview of the 2013 CED FOA. 

Keywords: 2013, Community Economic Development, CED, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Applicant Outreach Webinar, Prospective Grantee

2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement UPDATED 2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement UPDATED

This document contains the 2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement. Please not this is the revised version of the original CED FOA, which was released May 3, 2013.  The announcement is now modified and applicants should refer to this revised version.

Keywords: FOA, 2013, Funding Opportunity Announcement, CED

2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement 2013 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the 2013 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This FOA provides information on the FY2013 round of CED funding for prospective grantees.  Application due date: July 2, 2013.

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, 2013, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA

2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar 2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar

The 2012 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Applicant Outreach Webinar is intended for interested applicants for the 2012 CED program.  This 50 minute, pre-recorded presentation provides an overview of the 2012 CED FOA.  

Once you click on the video link, the video should automatically begin to play on your computer.  If you would like to save the presentation to your computer, right click the link, then select "Save Target As," and save the file to an appropriate location on your computer (the file is over 80MB, so please be patient as it downloads).

Keywords: 2012, Community Economic Development, CED, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Applicant Outreach Webinar, Prospective Grantee

2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Questions and Answers 2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement Questions and Answers

This document contains questions that have been submitted about the 2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement and their answers.  This Question and Answer(Q and A) document was updated on 6/1/2012

Keywords: 2012, Community Economic Development, CED, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Questions, Answers

2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement 2012 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the 2012 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This FOA provided information on the FY2012 round of CED funding for prospective grantees.  Application due date: June 5, 2012

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, 2012, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA

2011 JOLI Program Application Toolkit  2011 JOLI Program Application Toolkit

This Application Toolkit provides detailed guidance, instructions, forms, and other useful resources for organizations preparing their FY2011 Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) funding applications. Please note that the requirements in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) change each year and you should refer to the most recent FOA for the current year’s specific requirements.

Keywords: JOLI, Application, Toolkit, FOA, Funding Opportunity Announcement, 2011, Prospective Grantee

2011 JOLI Grant Reviewer Guidelines 2011 JOLI Grant Reviewer Guidelines

This document is intended for 2011 Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grant reviewers and presents the guidelines for evaluating applications.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, Grant, Review, Training

2011 JOLI Funding Opportunity Announcement 2011 JOLI Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the 2011 Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Released on 6/3/2011, this FOA provided information on the FY2011 round of JOLI funding for prospective grantees.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, 2011, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA

2011 JOLI FOA Questions and Answers 2011 JOLI FOA Questions and Answers

This document contains Questions and Answers regarding the the 2011 Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).  This resource is intended for prospective grantees and provides clarification on various aspects of the JOLI grant application process.  It was last updated on 7/25/2011

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, 2011, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Questions, Answers, Q and A, FAQ

2011 JOLI Financial Analysis Worksheets 2011 JOLI Financial Analysis Worksheets

This sample financial analysis worksheet is intended for Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grantees and may be helpful in tracking their grant expenses.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, Finance, Analysis

2011 JOLI Financial Analysis Guide 2011 JOLI Financial Analysis Guide

This document provides additional guidance to application reviewers for the 2011 Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Program, based on the 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This is a companion document to the Guidelines for Evaluating 2011 JOLI Applications. The financial analysis described in this Guide provides a robust methodology for evaluating these factors for the applications being reviewed.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, Finance, Analysis, Guide

2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines 2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

This webpage contains information on the 2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines, including: background information and data; a table of the most recent guidelines; links to the Federal Register Notice, prior povery guidelines, and frequently asked questions; and other important details.

Keywords: Guidelines, Poverty, Poverty Guidelines

2011 CED Program Application Toolkit 2011 CED Program Application Toolkit

This Application Toolkit provides detailed guidance, instructions, forms, and other useful resources for organizations preparing their FY2011 Community Economic Development Funding (CED) applications. Please note that the requirements in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) change each year and you should refer to the most recent FOA for the current year’s specific requirements.

2011 CED Grant Reviewer Guidelines 2011 CED Grant Reviewer Guidelines

This document is intended for 2011 Community Economic Development (CED) grant reviewers and presents the guidelines for evaluating applications.

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED, Grant, Review, Training

2011 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement 2011 CED Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the 2011 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Released on 5/10/2011, this FOA provided information on the FY2011 round of CED funding for prospective grantees.

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, 2011, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA

2011 CED FOA Questions and Answers 2011 CED FOA Questions and Answers

This document contains Questions and Answers regarding the the 2011 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).  This resource is intended for prospective grantees and provides clarification on various aspects of the CED grant application process.  It was last updated on 7/11/2011

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED, 2011, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Questions, Answers, Q and A, FAQ

2011 CED FOA Questions and Answers 2011 CED FOA Questions and Answers

This document contains Questions and Answers regarding the the 2011 Community Economic Development (CED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).  This resource is intended for prospective grantees and provides clarification on various aspects of the CED grant application process.  It was last updated on 7/11/2011

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED, 2011, Funding Opportunity Announcement, FOA, Questions, Answers, Q and A, FAQ

2011 CED Financial Analysis Worksheets 2011 CED Financial Analysis Worksheets

This sample financial analysis worksheet is intended for Community Economic Development (CED) grantees and may be helpful in tracking their grant expenses.

Keywords: Community Economic Development, CED, Finance, Analysis

2011 CED Financial Analysis Guide 2011 CED Financial Analysis Guide

This document provides additional guidance to application reviewers for the 2011Community Economic Development (CED) Program, based on the 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement. This is a companion document to the Guidelines for Evaluating 2011 CED Applications. The financial analysis described in this Guide provides a robust methodology for evaluating these factors for the applications being reviewed.

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, Finance, Analysis, Guide

2010 JOLI Grant Reviewer Training 2010 JOLI Grant Reviewer Training

This presentation, given in July 2010, is a training resource for Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) grant reviewers. The presentation covers: the JOLI Program and awards, the application review process, and working as a team to score applications.

Keywords: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals, JOLI, Grant, Review, Training

2010 CED Grant Reviewer Training 2010 CED Grant Reviewer Training

This presentation, given in July 2010, is a training resource for Community Economic Development (CED) grant reviewers. The presentation covers: the CED Program and awards, the application review process, and working as a team to score applications.

Keyword: Community Economic Development, CED, Grant, Review, Training

 2013 HHS Poverty Guidelines 2013 HHS Poverty Guidelines

This notice provides an update of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines to account for last calendar year’s increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.

Keywords: Health and Human Services, HHS, Poverty, Guidelines, 2013