HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes Application

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), and in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), is proud to announce our third annual HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes.

NEW DEADLINE! Applications due by 11:59pm, PST,  March 29, 2017

 

Questions: If you have questions regarding the award process, please email hudaward@neha.org.

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Applicant Information

Award Category

Identify Up To 8 Project Contributing Partners

Submission Abstract 

Please provide a brief summary of the initiative (limit to 300 words) that can be used for publication and includes profile data on the policy/program application, including the initiative’s goals, objectives, partners, public funding sources, and results, as applicable.

300 Word Limit

Project Narrative

A narrative of no more than five pages describing the history of the initiative and addressing the five criteria for award consideration.  The narrative must be in 12-point non-narrow type font, on 8½” x 11” pages with margins no smaller than 1 inch.

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Support Letters and Statements

Letters or statements that show support of the initiative should offer substantive support for the value of the effort (i.e., say more than “this is a good idea”) and may not be written by the organization applying or its parent or subsidiary organizations.  Comments from partners (including government partners, residents, donors, and other local stakeholders) familiar with or knowledgeable about the nominated effort are encouraged. The letter must accompany the application and can be addressed to the applicant or the panel of judges.

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Images

Applicants should submit a high-resolution image of your organization’s logo. The applicant may also submit up to five digital images (.jpg format) with 15-to-25-word photo captions provided separately (on a page in addition to the project narrative) that provide context and show the initiative’s results. Images should supplement what exists in the application. Photo collages and slide presentations (e.g., PowerPoint) are NOT acceptable. Submit only digital images that are not copyrighted and that may be reproduced by NEHA or HUD without a fee, charge, or copyright infringement. 

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Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Supporting Documentation and Attachments

One additional item (not to exceed five 8½” x 11” pages) may be included in the application. The supporting item could take the form of a review of the implementation effort; analysis of the results; newspaper clippings; editorials; or legislative, regulatory, or policy provisions, etc. 

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Research Innovation Applicants

Applicants in the Research Innovation category should submit an electronic version of their published project or documentation of intent to publish in a peer-reviewed publication.

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