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2018-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME)

Grants to Tracy, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and
Agencies to Benefit Low and Moderate Income Residents

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Tracy

Conf. Date:

01/09/18

Deadline Date:

01/18/18 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Tracy, California nonprofits, for-profits, public agencies, faith-based organizations, and community development housing organizations to support a broad range of community development and housing-related activities. Projects must benefit moderate and low income residents.

To be considered for CDBG funding, proposed activities must first be eligible and must meet one of HUD’s stated national objectives.

Types of eligible activities can include:
-Acquisition of Real Property Public Facilities and Improvements
-Special Economic Development
-Public Services (15% cap)
-Housing Rehabilitation
-Commercial and Residential Property Rehabilitation
-Code Enforcement
-Historic Preservation
-Planning Activities
-Program Administration
-Public Facilities and Improvements

The three (3) HUD National Objectives are:
-Address the needs of low- and moderate-income persons
-Eliminate a slum or blighted condition
-Resolve an urgent need

The City of Tracy’s local priorities for the 2018-2019 Program Year, as adopted by the Tracy City Council include:

CDBG Public Service Category:
-Food Distribution
-Homelessness Prevention, Intervention, and Transitional Housing Services
-Senior and Special Needs Services
-Domestic Violence Services
-Youth Education and Enrichment Services

CDBG Public Facilities/Improvements Category:
-Public Parks and Facilities
-Removal of Architectural Barriers (ADA)

For those applicants using “area benefit” method to document beneficiaries, documentation will now be required to ensure the area (census tract/block group) is 51% or above the low/moderate income threshold. A web application is provided in the application form to allow applicants to search by address to determine eligibility.

Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME):

The City of Tracy's local priorities for the 2018-2019 Program Year, as adopted by the Tracy City Council include:
-Address issues of public safety, health, and welfare
-Rehabilitate residential properties occupied by low-income persons
-Partner to construct income restricted family and senior housing facilities

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140977

Estimated Size of Grant:

The CDBG application will now have the following minimum and maximum grant requests:
-Public Service: $5,000 Minimum / No Maximum
-Public Improvement and Facilities: $150,000 Minimum / $2 Million Maximum

Term of Contract:

Awarded contracts will now include a 24 month contract term to expend and produce a beneficiary to low/moderate income persons.

Projects may begin July 1, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants may indicate from the following entity types on the application form:
-Nonprofit Organization
-Community Development Housing Organization (CHDO)
-Public Agency
-For-Profit Organization
-Faith-Based Organization

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational meeting to help guide applicants through the process and answer questions will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 5:00 PM at Tracy City Hall, 333 Civic Center Plaza, Conference Room 203.

Pre-Application Information:

New program procedures allow all potential applicants to compete for funds throughout San Joaquin County. As a grant program partner of the County, the City of Tracy will accept CDBG/ESG/HOME applications for services and projects in the city and make priority ranked funding recommendations to San Joaquin County for a final selection of grant awardees.

Applicants may compete for the San Joaquin County annual allocation funding pool estimated to include:

-$360,000 for CDBG Public Services Category
-$2,040,000 for CDBG Public Facilities/Public Improvements Category

Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2018.

Additional information about the Federal CDBG Program requirements can be found on HUD's website: https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/cdbg-entitlement/

Press Release:
http://ci.tracy.ca.us/?navid=8434

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Shelley Burcham, Economic Development Manager
(209) 831-6400
shelley.burcham@cityoftracy.org

Submit applications to:

City of Tracy:
ATTN: Economic Development Grant Administrator
Development Services
333 Civic Center Plaza
Tracy, CA 95376

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: City of Tracy