(a) HUD will award planning grants up to $100,000 to each of the Empowerment Zones designated in accordance with this part.
(b) Eligible recipients for these grants are the lead unit of general local government that received designation under this part, or its designee. These recipients may subgrant all or part of the planning grant to qualified subgrantees, such as community organizations, agencies of local government, regional planning authorities, or planning consultants.
(c) Eligible planning activities include: hiring and development of staff, consulting services, publication of materials, community outreach and participation, governing board training, and similar activities that are intended to:
(1) Expand the planning capacity of the designee local government, the governing board, and/or participating entities, such as community organizations;
(2) Help the designee plan the implementation of the strategic plan; and
(3) Help the designee to develop its performance measurement process.
(d) The document announcing the initiation of the designation process describes the procedures for award of these planning grants, post-award reporting requirements with respect to the grants, and the uniform requirements applicable to all Federal grants.
Title 24 published on 2014-04-01
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