Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grants in Indiana

USDA: Rural Development (RD)

View website    Save this grant

Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Real Estate & Housing

Applicant type: Government Entity, Indigenous Group, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Indiana

Location of residency: Indiana


What does this program do?

Provides grants to qualified organizations to help them carry out local self-help housing construction projects. Grant recipients supervise groups of very-low- and low-income individuals and families as they construct their own homes in rural areas. The group members provide most of the construction labor on each other’s homes, with technical assistance from the organization overseeing the project.

What is an eligible area?

Utilizing the USDA Eligibility Site you can enter a specific address for determination or just search the map to review general eligible areas.

How may funds be used?

  • Give technical and supervisory assistance to participating families
  • Help other organizations provide self-help technical and supervisory assistance
  • Recruit families, help them complete loan applications and carry out other related activities that enable them to participate

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible applicants include:
    • Government non-profit organizations
    • Federally-recognized Tribes
    • Private non-profit organizations


  • Funds MAY NOT be used to:
    • Hire people to perform construction work for participants
    • Buy real estate, building materials or other property
    • Pay debts, expenses or costs for the participants
    • Pay for employee training
    • Pay other indirect costs

Other Funding Opportunities from Usda: Rural Development (Rd)

This page was last reviewed September 20, 2023 and last updated September 20, 2023