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HUD Releases New IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees

April 20, 2020 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 the IDIS system or you are just learning how to add activities, report on accomplishments, or initiate financial transactions in IDIS, this training series 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

Newest Modules Now Available!
Prevention or Elimination of Slums or Blight and
Addressing Urgent Needs (Slum Blight and Urgent Need)

Introduction to Slum Blight and Urgent Need Activities

*New* Introduction to Slum Blight and Urgent Need Activities provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for Slum Blight and Urgent Need activities, the Slum Blight and Urgent Need national objectives, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on those activities.

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

*New* Reporting on Slum Blight and Urgent Need Accomplishments provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for an Slum Blight and Urgent Need 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), Low Mod Area (LMA), Limited Clientele (LMC), and Low Mod Jobs (LMJ) visit the IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees page on the HUD Exchange.

New Modules Coming Soon

An additional module will provide instruction on the financial functions of IDIS.

Tags: CDBG Entitlement CDBG HUD Administered CDBG Insular Areas CDBG State IDIS