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Developing Goals and Strategies for Target Areas


Date Published: May 2016


Place-based planning focuses on the revitalization of an area by building on its assets and leveraging other investments to generate a larger overall impact. By working with community partners to define and coordinate strategies and leverage other funding resources, grantees can create a critical mass of investment to propel revitalization forward. This tool guides grantees through developing a vision, goals, and strategies and designing activities to implement place-based investment in their communities.

Keywords: MIT; Consolidated Plannning; ConPlan; annual plan; action plan; eCon Plan; finance; funds; activity; leverage; match; partner; Consolidated Plan; target area; geography; geographic priority; strategic plan; strategy; neighborhood

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Tags: CDBG Colonias CDBG Entitlement CDBG HUD Administered CDBG Insular Areas CDBG Section 108 CDBG State CDBG-DR CoC Con Plan Emergency Shelter Grants ESG HOME HOPWA
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  • Abt Associates
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  • HUD Approved
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  • HUD