Linda Hunsicker (housing only)
1000 S.W. Jackson St.
Phone: (785) 296-3004
The Annual Competitive Round category includes the following four categories:
Community Improvement and Housing
Community Improvement projects include, but are not limited to, water and sewer improvements, fire protection, bridges, community and senior centers, streets, architectural barrier removal, natural gas systems, electrical systems and public service activities. Housing grants support rehabilitation of owner- and renter-occupied residences within targeted areas to encourage neighborhood revitalization.
1. Water and Sewer Grants
The maximum award is $500,000 with a funding ceiling of $2,000 per beneficiary. Applicants are encouraged to appear before the Kansas Interagency Advisory Committee (KIAC) prior to application submission.
2. Community Facilities
Projects may consist of, but are not limited to, fire protection, bridges, community / senior centers, streets, architectural barrier removal, natural gas and electrical systems, health, mental health and other public facilities projects. The maximum award is $400,000 with a funding ceiling of $2,000 per beneficiary.
3. Housing Rehabilitation Grants
These rehabilitation funds are awarded to local units of government (cities and counties) and the maximum amount awarded is $400,000. Eligible activities include Homeowner and Rental Rehabilitation. A Housing Assessment Tool (HAT) must be completed by the unit of government prior to submitting an application.