The Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight (ODGMO) of West Virginia is responsible for housing grants (HUD programs and initiatives) in the state of West Virginia. Although there are funds available to West Virginia residents, not everyone is eligible to apply and receive West Virginia Housing Grants. The ODGMO has set a list of policy priorities.

Housing Grants for Low-Income Residents in West Virginia

West Virginia's local government has set aside financial assistance for residents with no or low-income. According to the latest research, with an average household income of $37,989.00 per year, only 77.80% of the population paid off their mortgages on their homes. The average home value in West Virginia is $94,500.00. The main initiative behind this policy is to assist residents financially while they look for jobs or improve their income.

Housing Grants for Green Homes in West Virginia

There are currently 881,000 households in the state of West Virginia. The local government in West Virginia actively promotes green initiatives in the housing sector. Funds are available for residents of West Virginia to improve the sustainability of their homes through energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and healthy design. For metropolitan and some regional areas in West Virginia, housing grants are also given to households to improve location efficiency and disaster resiliency.

Housing Grants for Minorities in West Virginia

To overcome discrimination due to race, color, nationality, gender, religion, disability, or familial status, the department of housing in West Virginia actively promotes fair housing by providing financial assistance in the form of housing grants to the minorities of West Virginia.

Housing Grants for Home Businesses

For residents of West Virginia who run businesses at home, they are eligible to apply for housing grants in addition to small business grants. If you use your home as a platform for improving other outcomes, such as business, education, health, or environment, the HUD initiatives will be able to provide you with the funding you need.

To apply for housing grants in West Virginia, contact West Virginia financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in West Virginia are browsing from the following cities: Kenova, Clarksburg, Holden, Bluefield, Cabins, Ivydale, Spencer, Yawkey, Beaver, Winfield

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Announcement for proposals to provide Technical Assistance for Conservation Objectives in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MULTI WV 20 NOFO0001017
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Outreach Funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 – WEST VIRGINIA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV MULTI 20 NOFO0001016
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R03 1715
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $6,529,786
West Virginia Funding Opportunity Announcement (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV MULTI 19 GEN0010179
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1425
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,617,198
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Webster, Randolph, Taylor, Marion, Barbour, Preston, Pocahontas, Monongalia, and Tucker Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1406
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $7,139,472
Head Start Grantee -- Braxton County, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1399
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $854,201
Aquatic Resources Data Stewardship and Analysis for the New River Gorge National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and Bluestone National Scenic River in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 18 NERO 0152
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $89,602
Announcement for proposals to provide Technical Assistance for implementing Conservation Objectives in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV 18 01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Head Start Grantee - Nicholas County, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2018 ACF OHS CH R03 1375
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $900,633

 

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