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HUD Releases New IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees

July 05, 2019 Print ShareThis

HUD is pleased to announce the availability of several *new* training modules for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grantees on using the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS).

As a CDBG grantee, whether you are a veteran user of IDIS or you are just learning how to add activities, report on accomplishments, or initiate financial transactions in IDIS, this series of training modules is for you! In each module, follow along as IDIS expert users show you exactly how to navigate through screens and enter your data correctly.

You can:

  • Review just those points where you need a refresher
  • See the progression of screens for adding activities or reporting accomplishments
  • Listen to video FAQs
  • Check your knowledge with application questions

New Limited Clientele (LMC) Modules Now Available!

Limited Clientele

*New* Introduction to LMC Activities provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for limited clientele activities, the LMC national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on limited clientele activities.

*New* Adding LMC Activities provides step by step instruction on adding a new LMC activity, so that you can commit program funds to it and use IDIS to draw funds from your grant allocation.

*New* Reporting on LMC Accomplishments provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for an LMC activity, which must be done annually although more frequent reporting is encouraged.

New to IDIS?

Before exploring modules on specific National Objectives, explore Introduction to IDIS which presents the IDIS system and why IDIS is an essential tool for CDBG grant administration.

Want to Explore Other Modules?

To explore all modules that are part of this training series, including modules on Low Mod Housing (LMH) and Low Mod Area (LMA), visit the IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees page on the HUD Exchange.

New Modules Coming Soon

Additional modules are in development addressing these national objectives: Low Mod Job Creation or Retention (LMJ)/Slum Blight (SB) & Urgent Need (UG).

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