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  • WHEDA Foundation Housing Grants Materials & Application

    The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) and the WHEDA Foundation, Inc. announce the availability of grant funds through the 2017 Housing Grant Program competition. Grant funds totaling $500,000 will be awarded to support the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income persons with special needs. This Fund will support two separate housing competitions: Emergency/Transitional category, and Permanent category.

    • Application submission for the current year program is now open.
    • Maximum individual grant award is $25,000 per project. There is no minimum grant award and smaller funding requests are allowed. Applicants may submit only one application per category.
    • Grant recipients that received three consecutive funding awards through the WHEDA Foundation 2014, 2015, and 2016 housing grant competitions are not eligible to apply for the 2017 housing grants program.
    • For flexibility in awarding grants to the "best of the best", review teams will be able to allocate more or less than 50% of the pool to each category depending on the quality of applications. However, no category will be allocated less than 25% or more than 75% of the total pool.

    The current year grant information packet consists of five documents each of which are available in a PDF file format.