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FY2023 and FY2024 Authority to Accept Unsolicited Proposals for Research Partnerships




July 3, 2023



June 30, 2025




Award Floor:



Match Required?





Entity Types:

State governments, Public & State institutions of higher education , City or township governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Eligible applicants under this Notice include: philanthropic entities, other Federal agencies, State or local governments and their agencies, Indian Tribes, tribally-designated housing entities, colleges or universities located in the United States. Financial proposals may not include a line for profit because successful applicants may not earn profit under their financial arrangements with HUD.For the purposes of this Notice, HUD defines a philanthropic entity as one among the subset of 501(c)(3) organizations whose articles of incorporation or other organizational documents include the direct funding of research activities and other charitable purposes. These include private foundations, educational institutions that may have a separate foundation, public charities, and operating foundations. A philanthropic entity must identify and provide, as part of its proposal, the specific part of its articles of incorporation or other organizational documentation establishing it as a philanthropic entity. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.




Source Type:


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Policy Development and Research (PD) issues this Notice to announce that it has authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address the current research priorities, which are included in this Notice. In accordance with statutory requirements, the research proposals must be submitted by eligible applicants and provide cost sharing of at least 50 percent of total project cost from philanthropic entities or Federal, state, or local government agencies. This Notice also announces that HUD is accepting research proposals for such research partnerships and provides a general description of information that should be included in any research proposal. Any organization that expects to submit a proposal to HUD should carefully read all information in this Notice to avoid sending an incomplete or ineligible proposal. Failure to respond accurately to any submission requirement could result in an incomplete or ineligible proposal.For further information regarding this Notice, direct questions regarding the specific requirements of this Notice to the agency contact identified in section VII.

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