The Community Development Division provides funding to local 501(c)(3) and 509(a) non-profit agencies for the provision of public services to low and moderate-income persons in the community. These activities are governed by the federal regulations for the Community Development Block Grant.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in order to improve local communities by providing decent housing, improved infrastructure, public facilities and services, and improved economic opportunities. Federal law requires that these housing and community development grant funds primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons; funds may also be used for activities that help prevent or eliminate slums or blight or for projects that meet urgent community needs.
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
All applications are reviewed by City staff to determine eligibility, completeness, and to assess risk. After each application is reviewed by City staff, the application will be reviewed and ranked by a review panel. Applications will be rated using a numerical scoring process (see link below) that considers the project's overall benefit to the community, agency experience and cost reasonableness.
- Risk Assessment Matrix
- Application Rating System
- Target Areas and Low to Moderate Income Census Tracts