Neighborhood Investment Fund Program

As of 2:00PM CT on November 11, 2021, the Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant program ​​​is no longer accepting applications in accordance with the application deadline posted in the Program Grant Announcement.​​

Applicants and other interested persons are encouraged to subscribe to the Program​ email distribution list.


​The purpose of the Neighborhood Investment Fund is to provide grants to local and Tribal governments for making significant investments with long-term benefits in order to help neighborhoods recover from negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is particularly focused o​n addressing the needs of residents living in communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.  

Capital investments, such as construction of buildings, are among the projects eligible for funding. The State intends to award up to $231.8​ million in grants through this Program. Funding is provided by the Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

For more information regarding the Neighborhood Investment Fund, including the grant application, please visit the links below. If you are interested in keeping up to date on the latest information regarding the Neighborhood Investment Fund, subscribe to our mailing list today​!

Program Information

  • Press Release - August 24, 2021
  • Grant Announcement - Revised November 11, 2021​
    • The Grant Announcement contains program details, eligibility requirements, and application selection and award processes.

Award Materials


  • Eligible Expense Incurred Period March 3, 2021 through December 31, 2024
  • Grant Announcement Issue Date Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Application Form Live Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Pre-Award Webinar Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM CDT
  • Questions Due Monday, October 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT
  • Applications Due Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT (deadline extended)
  • Notification of Award Issue Date March 2022
  • Post-Award Webinar Wednesday, June 8, 20​22 at 1:00 PM CDT
  • Grant Agreement Execution Summer 2022
  • Final Report See section 1.8 of Grant Announce​ment




Please review all available documentation on this page prior to contacting the program.