IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees

This curriculum provides instruction on using Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) Online for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. It is intended for Entitlement and State CDBG grant administrators.

Training Objectives

  • Understand the role of IDIS Online in the overall management of your CDBG grant
  • Learn how to use IDIS Online to accurately report on each type of national objective
  • Learn how to use IDIS Online to make draw requests against your CDBG grant

Related Resources

IDIS Training Manuals and Guidance for the CDBG Program

IDIS Home Page

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Introduction to IDIS for CDBG Grantees

Introduction to IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees

This module provides an overview of the IDIS Online system and why it is an essential tool for CDBG grant administration. It also provides instruction on accessing the system.

If you are new to IDIS start here.

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Low Mod Housing (LMH) National Objective

Introduction to Housing Activities

Introduction to Housing Activities

This module provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for housing activities, the LMH national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on housing activities.

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Adding Housing Activities

Adding Housing Activities

This module provides step by step instruction on adding a new housing activity. Once you add an activity, you will be able to commit program funds to it, and use IDIS to draw funds from your grant allocation.

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Reporting Accomplishments for Housing Activities

Reporting on Housing Accomplishments

This module provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for a housing activity. The reporting of accomplishments must be done at least on an annual basis. However, more frequent reporting is encouraged.

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Low Mod Area (LMA) National Objective

Introduction to Area Benefit

Introduction to Low Mod Area Activities

This module provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for LMA activities, the LMA national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on LMA activities.

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Adding Area Benefit Activities

Adding Low Mod Area Activities

This module provides step by step instruction on adding a new LMA activity. Once you add an activity, you will be able to commit program funds to it, and use IDIS to draw funds from your grant allocation.

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Reporting on Area Benefit Accomplishments

Reporting on Low Mod Area Accomplishments

This module provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for an LMA activity. The reporting of accomplishments must be done at least on an annual basis. However, more frequent reporting is encouraged.

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NewLimited Clientele (LMC) National Objective

Introduction to Limited Clientele Activities

Introduction to Limited Clientele Activities

This module provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for LMC activities, the LMC national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on LMC activities.

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Adding Limited Clientele Activities

Adding Limited Clientele Activities

This module provides step by step instruction on adding a new LMC activity. Once you add an activity, you will be able to commit program funds to it, and use IDIS to draw funds from your grant allocation.

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Reporting Limited Clientele Activities

Reporting on Limited Clientele Accomplishments

This module provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for a LMC activity. The reporting of accomplishments must be done at least on an annual basis. However, more frequent reporting is encouraged.

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Coming Soon

Modules addressing other CDBG national objectives – Job Creation or Retention, Prevention or Elimination of Slums or Blight and Urgent Need. An additional module will provide instruction on the financial functions of IDIS.