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Community Enhancement Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits
for Public Services in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Raleigh, Housing and Neighborhoods Department, Community Development Division

Conf. Date:

12/04/19

Deadline Date:

01/10/20 3:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $60,000 to North Carolina nonprofits in eligible regions for affordable housing and public services for low- and moderate-income families. Applicants must attend a pre-application meeting before applying. Public services must be either a new service or an expansion of an existing service in the City of Raleigh.

The primary objective of the CDBG program is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing, suitable living environments and economic development opportunities, principally to low- and moderate-income residents. 

Funding priorities are:

  • Projects that serve:
    • Persons who are exiting homelessness
    • Extremely low-income persons (incomes at or below 30% AMI)
    • Low-income youth
    • Persons who are disabled
    • Victims of domestic violence
    • Persons living with HIV/AIDS
    • Seniors
  • New projects that address demonstrated gaps in services for low- and moderate-income persons

Examples of eligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting households successfully exit homelessness
  • Assisting ex-offenders reintegrate into civil society
  • Job training
  • Youth tutoring/gang prevention
  • Substance abuse prevention/treatment
  • Counseling
  • Child care
  • Services for older adults

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166609

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

To be eligible, applications must request at least $10,000 but no more than $60,000.

Term of Contract:

July 1—June 30: Contract period for awarded grants

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)3 designation may apply.

Applicant Requirements
a) Must have an adequate financial management system in place to maintain effective control and accountability over all funds, property, and other assets covered by this proposal.
b) Must be able to produce sufficient backup documentation for costs of the project and files for review and audit.
c) Must have adequate internal management procedures and separation of duties to prevent fraud and abuse.
d) Must not have no outstanding audit deficiencies, findings, or disallowed costs from previous projects or activities.
e) Must have a Board of Directors that meets on a regular basis (monthly preferred).
f) Request must not exceed 50% of the total project budget.
g) Request must not exceed 25% of the agency’s total actual operating
expenses for the last completed fiscal year.

The following are not eligible to be funded through the Community Enhancement
Grant:
- General administrative support/general agency operations
- Housing construction
- Public services for persons with incomes greater than 80% of area median income (AMI)

Pre-proposal Conference:

If you are interested in submitting an application, attendance at one of the meetings below is mandatory:

December 4th or December 6th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Walnut Creek Wetland Park
950 Peterson St.
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919)996-2760

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- RFP Advertisement Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
- Pre-Proposal Workshop: Wednesday, December 4 or December 6, 2019, 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM
- Deadline for written questions: Friday, December 13, 2019, 4:00 PM
- City Response to questions (anticipated): Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:00 PM
- Proposal Due Date and Time Friday, January 10, 2020, 3:00 PM
- Selection Announced at Council Meeting (tentative): Tuesday, March 10, 2020

No program will be awarded funds more than two years in a row.

Contact Information:

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

Submit proposals:

By US Postal Service:
City of Raleigh
Attn: John Niffenegger
City of Raleigh
PO Box 590
Raleigh
NC 27602
RFP No & TItle 274-11202019CEG

By other means:
City of Raleigh
Attn: John Niffenegger
City of Raleigh
421 Fayetteville St, 12th Floor, Suite 1200
Raleigh
NC 27601
RFP No & TItle 274-11202019CEG

Please contact John Niffenegger, CD Project Coordinator for more information:
John.niffenegger@raleighnc.gov
919-996-6961, or 919-996-4330

Funding or Pin Number:

274-11202019CEG

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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USA: North Carolina: Raleigh

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