Fresno County - Department of Public Works and Planning, Community Development Division
08/30/19 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants starting at $75,000 to Fresno County, California nonprofits, Community Service Districts, Fire Districts, and CSAs for public infrastructure and facility improvements in unincorporated communities. Applicants must conduct a public hearing before applying. Funding is intended to benefit low and moderate-income neighborhoods and communities in unincorporated Fresno County.
Applications submitted for proposed funding must be for CBDG-eligible activities that are consistent with the County's 5-year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020-2024 and meet one of HUD's three National Objectives.
Eligible activities: Public Facility and Infrastructure Improvements (includes acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or installation of the following types of activities on publicly-owned infrastructure and facilities):
A. Water System Improvements - Acquisition of private systems, installation of new systems, extensions to under-served areas and improvements to existing systems.
B. Sewer System Improvements - Extensions to non-sewered areas, replacement of existing lines, connections of private properties, and improvements to sewer treatment plants.
C. Street and Drainage Improvements - Drainage basins and lines, streets, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, lights, bridges, and canal undergrounding.
D. Fire Protection Improvements - Fire stations, hydrants, and fire protection equipment.
E. Neighborhood Facilities - Single or multi-purpose facilities to provide health, social, recreational, or similar services as well as branch libraries and facilities for specific groups, such as senior citizens and the handicapped.
F. Parks & Recreation Facilities - Site acquisition, development and improvements to new and existing parks, playgrounds and other recreational facilities.
G. Solid Waste Facilities & Equipment
H. Removal of Architectural Barriers (curb cuts, park improvements, and improvements to public buildings to meet ADA requirements)
I. Energy Conservation Measures
GrantWatch ID#: 148433
Application funding requests must not be less than $75,000 and must not exceed $250,000.
Funding is for activities to be implemented beginning July 1, 2020. The activity must be able to be completed within 12 to 18 months of funding – the activity must be ready to proceed upon funding approval. This requires approval of all required land use entitlements.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mail completed applications to:
Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning
Community Development Division
Attn: Community Development Grants Program
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721
Hand-delivered applications will be accepted at:
The Community Development office
Fresno County Plaza Building
2220 Tulare Street, 8th Floor
Community Development Division
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