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Obama Administration Announces Competition to Designate the Third and
Final Round of Promise Zones

The Obama Administration invites a new round of eligible applicants to apply for a Promise Zone designation.  Urban, rural, and tribal communities nationwide are invited to put forward plans to address multiple community revitalization challenges in a collaborative way.

Any community meeting the eligibility criteria can apply for a designation.  HUD and USDA will designate 7 Promise Zones across urban, rural and tribal communities in the Spring of 2016.

A non-binding Application Request Form is due by February 19, 2016 EST.  All Application submissions must be received by 5:00pm EST on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 via MAX Survey.

A Notice has been posted to the Federal Register with information on how to apply.

View the urban, rural and tribal application guides, the Promise Zone Fact Sheetthe Frequently Asked Questions, and the schedule for informational webcasts and webinars on HUD’s website.

Application related questions should be directed by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To receive information about upcoming webcasts, webinars, and funding and technical assistance opportunities, please join the Promise Zone mailing list.  



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