Second Round Promise Zone Designation
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its federal partners, we would like to thank you for joining us for the Promise Zone webcasts.
View the urban, rural, and tribal webcasts on the Promise Zone website.
On October 7, 2014, HUD and the Corporation for National and Community Service convened two webinars that provided information on how to navigate MAX Survey and the Promise Zone Mapping Tool.
View the Promise Zone Mapping Tool Webinar.
View the Promise Zone Max.gov Webinar.
Answers to New Frequently Asked Questions Available
HUD has updated the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to include questions on Eligibility Criteria, Lead Applicants/UGLG’s, Mapping Boundaries, MAX.Gov, Benefits for Designees, Application-Related Questions, and the Third Round Selection Process.
View the Promise Zones FAQs for more information.
Promise Zones Competition
A second round of Promise Zone designations is open for solicitation. All communities can apply that meet the eligibility criteria, and demonstrate high need, a strong local commitment, and a compelling strategy.
HUD intends to designate six urban communities and USDA intends to designate at least one rural and at least one tribal community.
The deadline for submitting Promise Zone applications is November 21, 2014 by 5 PM EST. Applications must be submitted via MAX Survey.
Resources For Applicants
The urban, rural and tribal application guides, the application checklist, and the responses to public comments can be found on the Promise Zone website.
To receive information about upcoming webcasts and funding and technical assistance opportunities, please join the Promise Zone mailing list.
Additional questions on how to apply and for eligibility should be directed by email to Promisezones@hud.gov.