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ACTION: Announcement of funding awards. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2011 (FY 2011) Notice of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:37 Feb 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Community Challenge Planning Grant Program (Challenge Grants). This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of this year’s award recipients. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dwayne S. Marsh, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410–4500, telephone (202) 402–6316. Hearing or speechimpaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities Program identifies intermediary organizations that can provide capacity building support for communities engaged in planning efforts that support community involvement and integrate housing, land use, land cleanup and preparation for reuse, economic and workforce development, transportation, and infrastructure investments. The first purpose of the Program is to assemble a collection of capacity building service providers to work directly with the FY2010 and FY2011 HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning and Community Challenge grant recipients, HUD Preferred Sustainability Status Communities, and EPA Sustainable Community Technical Assistance recipients and Brownfield Area Wide Planning grant recipients (collectively—Sustainable Communities GranteesÕ), and enable them to fulfill their anticipated outcomes. HUD and other Partnership agencies will work regularly with all selected intermediary service providers to maintain a coordinated and leveraged delivery approach that ensures the maximum benefit to local governments, regions, and planning entities and partners engaged in the prescribed activities. The second purpose of the Program is to build a national coalition and leadership network of the Sustainable Communities Grantees. The purpose of the network is to facilitate the exchange of successful strategies, lessons learned, emerging tools and public engagement strategies, and approaches for avoiding or minimizing pitfalls. HUD will work with the selected intermediaries to develop a robust evaluation component for the network. The FY 2011 awards announced in this Notice were selected for funding in a competition posted on Grants.gov and HUD’s Web site on June 7, 2011. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5509-FA-01]


Announcement of Funding Awards for the Capacity Building for 
Sustainable Communities Program for Fiscal Year 2011

AGENCY: Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, HUD.

ACTION: Announcement of funding awards.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement 
notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a 
competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2011 (FY 2011) Notice of 
Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Community Challenge Planning Grant 
Program (Challenge Grants). This announcement contains the consolidated 
names and addresses of this year's award recipients.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dwayne S. Marsh, Office of Sustainable 
Housing and Communities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410-4500, 
telephone (202) 402-6316. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may 
access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Capacity Building for Sustainable 
Communities Program identifies intermediary organizations that can 
provide capacity building support for communities engaged in planning 
efforts that support community involvement and integrate housing, land 
use, land cleanup and preparation for reuse, economic and workforce 
development, transportation, and infrastructure investments.
    The first purpose of the Program is to assemble a collection of 
capacity building service providers to work directly with the FY2010 
and FY2011 HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning and Community 
Challenge grant recipients, HUD Preferred Sustainability Status 
Communities, and EPA Sustainable Community Technical Assistance 
recipients and Brownfield Area Wide Planning grant recipients 
(collectively--Sustainable Communities Grantees[Verbar]), and enable 
them to fulfill their anticipated outcomes. HUD and other Partnership 
agencies will work regularly with all selected intermediary service 
providers to maintain a coordinated and leveraged delivery approach 
that ensures the maximum benefit to local governments, regions, and 
planning entities and partners engaged in the prescribed activities.
    The second purpose of the Program is to build a national coalition 
and leadership network of the Sustainable Communities Grantees. The 
purpose of the network is to facilitate the exchange of successful 
strategies, lessons learned, emerging tools and public engagement 
strategies, and approaches for avoiding or minimizing pitfalls. HUD 
will work with the selected intermediaries to develop a robust 
evaluation component for the network.
    The FY 2011 awards announced in this Notice were selected for 
funding in a competition posted on Grants.gov and HUD's Web site on 
June 7, 2011. Applications were scored and selected for funding based 
on the selection criteria in that NOFA. This notice announces the 
allocation total of $5.65 million for Capacity Building for Sustainable 
Communities grants, of which $650,000 was provided by the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency.
    In accordance with Section 102 (a)(4)(C) of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat.1987, 42 
U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and 
amounts of the 10 awards made under the competition in Appendix A to 
this document.

    Dated: December 22, 2011.
Shelley Poticha,
Director, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities.

Appendix A--Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities Grant Program 
Grant Awards from FY 2011 Notice of Funding Availability

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Reconnecting America, 1707 L Street NW., Washington, DC....     $900,000
NADO Research Foundation, 400 N. Capitol Street NW.,             900,000
 Washington, DC............................................
Coalition for Utah's Future/Project 2000, dba Envision           600,000
 Utah, 254 South 600 East, Salt Lake City, UT..............
Institute for Sustainable Communities, 535 Stone Cutters       1,000,000
 Way, Montpelier, VT.......................................
Minnesota Housing Partnership, 2446 University Avenue West,      550,000
 Saint Paul, MN............................................
PolicyLink, 1438 Webster Street, Oakland, CA...............      900.000
PlaceMatters, Inc., 1536 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO........      400,000
University of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.,              400,000
 Stevenson Hall Room, 521 Sponsored Programs Grants
 Administration, Louisville, KY............................
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    Total..................................................    5,650,000
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