Grants

Although Enterprise is not an endowed foundation, we make every effort to raise funds to support the work of our partners across the country. As resources allow, we offer grants to help strengthen community-based organizations.

HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants - Now Available

As part of our mission to create affordable housing and sustainable communities, Enterprise has announced the 2017 Request for Letters of Interest (LOI) for pass-through grant funding.

Applications are due by 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on May 31, 2017.

For detailed program information:
 

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Eligible Applicants

Grant funds are available only to Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), and Native American organizations with a defined mission that includes affordable housing including Tribes, Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) or Tribal Housing Authorities (THAs).  See [Appendix A] in the LOI to review eligibility requirements. 

Watch our Section 4 Tutorial video on Grant Eligibility Requirements.

Required Application Materials

Applicants are required to submit an LOI Narrative (Exhibit A) via the LOI Online Submission Form

Please note that once the LOI Online Submission Form has been started, Applicants cannot save their responses or return to their applications at a later time.  Enterprise encourages Applicants to review the LOI Online Submission Form questions prior to submitting an application.

Timeline:  2017 Section 4 Funding Opportunity

  • LOI Release – May 1
  • LOI applications due - May 31, 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Invitations to submit full applications – July 10
  • Full applications due – August 7, 8:00 p.m. EDT

Section 4 Webinar Schedule

  • LOI Webinar for Applicants
    May 10, 2-3:30pm EST (11am-12:30pm PST)
    Register
  • RFP Webinar for Applicants
    July 14, 2-3:30pm EST (11am-12:30pm PST)
    Invitation only.

Market Priorities

In addition, Enterprise market staff will host individual webinars to discuss their specific market and geographic priorities.  Select the market you are interested in applying under for additional information:

Market Date of Q&A 
Information Session
Registration Information
and Links to Market Priorities Documents
Boston n/a Boston Market Priorities
Chicago Wednesday, May 3, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (CT) 
Chicago Market Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Denver n/a Denver Market Priorities
Detroit n/a Detroit Market Priorities
Gulf Coast Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00 am (CT)
Gulf Market Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Mid-Atlantic n/a Mid-Atlantic Market priorities
New York Monday, May 15, 2017
4:00 p.m. (ET)
New York City Market Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Northern California Friday, May 12, 2017
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (PT)
Northern California Market Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Ohio n/a Ohio Market Priorities
Pacific Northwest n/a Pacific Northwest Market Priorities
Rural & Native American Initiative  Thursday, May 11, 2017
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (ET)
Rural & Native American Initiatives Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Southeast Tuesday, May 16, 2017
2:00 – 3:00 pm (ET)
Southeast Market priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session
Southern California Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:00 pm (PDT)
Southern California Market Priorities and
Registration details for the Q & A session

Resource for Applicants & Grantees

Questions?  Please contact the grants team at rfp@enterprisecommunity.org.