Applicant Information

FY 2020 CLSD Notice Inviting Applications

FY 2020 CLSD Competition Timeline

  • Notice Inviting Applications Available : April 3, 2020
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 2, 2020

FY 2020 CLSD Application Instructions

The CLSD Application Package is available for applicants to download and use as a guide only.  This document can also be found on  Unless the applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, all CLSD grant applications must be submitted electronically via

FY 2020 CLSD Application Instructions:  PDF (966 KB)

Technical Assistance (TA) Meeting for Prospective Applicants

To assist applicants in preparing applications, the Department is hosting (2) TA meetings via Skype for applicants interested in applying on:

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 11:00am – 12:30pm Eastern Standard Time


Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 2:00pm  – 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time

Copies of the TA pre-applicant meetings and other resources related to the CLSD competition will be posted on this website under Frequently Asked Questions.