Outreach Partnership Program

The Outreach Partnership Program supports nonprofit organizations and helps increase their long-term capacity to meet community needs including affordable housing in Nebraska. Eligible applicants include any nonprofit housing, community development, or economic development entity in Nebraska.

  • Applications will be accepted at least once per year, subject to funding availability. NIFA anticipates approximately $90,000 to be available for each application cycle.
  • The maximum grant award is $30,000 per year.
  • Applicant will be required to provide an equal amount of matching funds.
  • Partner funding will be renewable annually for an additional 2 years (for a total of 3 years), subject to funding availability and progress toward the stated goals and objectives.  
Program Eligibility 

Your agency/organization may be eligible for the Partnership Program if they are:

  • Nonprofit 501(c)3 entity that has housing development as part of its mission/business; OR
  • Local Housing Authority; AND
  • Can provide an equal amount matching funds; AND
  • Grant funds will be used to fund a new position or additional duties to an existing position
Apply Now

Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 2, 2024.

Download the Application

Program Guidelines

Evaluation Criteria

Sample Scoring Sheet

Questions? Contact the Community Engagement Team.
Email: outreach@nifa.org
Call: 402.434.3900

NIFA reserves the right to modify or withdraw the outreach partnership program and may exercise such right at any time and without notice and without liability to any applicant or other parties for their expenses incurred in the preparation of a proposal or otherwise. NIFA also reserves the right to reject any applications that do not correspond with NIFA's current housing priorities as identified by the NIFA Board.