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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)/Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funding

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies
to Meet Community Needs in Eligible Regions

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City of Stockton Economic Development Department - Housing Division

Deadline Date:

01/06/20 5:00 PM


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Grants to California nonprofit organizations, government and public agencies, and faith-based agencies for projects that meet community needs in eligible regions. Funding is intended to assist moderate- and low-income residents, provide housing, and expand economic opportunities. Projects should benefit residents of Stockton.

CDBG National Objectives

Proposals should meet one of CDBG National Objectives:

  • Provide benefit to low and moderate-income persons
  • Eliminate and prevent slums and blighting elements
  • Meet a particularly urgent community need (defined as providing disaster relief from flooding, earthquakes, etc.)

Project categories include:

  • Public Facility (property acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation of a facility where a public service or program will be located)
  • Public Service (operational costs of a service or program) 
  • Economic Development (job creation/ retention)

For eligible uses of CDBG funds under HUD’s guidelines, see:

City of Stockton Local Objectives

Proposals should meet one of the following City of Stockton’s local objectives:

  • Increase the availability of safe, affordable housing through both rehabilitation and new construction and promote neighborhood preservation
  • Assist economic development through the support of activities which provide job retention or creation
  • Provide assistance to public improvements and facilities that support Objective 1 and 2
  • Support programs offering significant community benefit, and which improve the quality of life for residents of Stockton
  • Support projects and programs which utilize “green” technology and support Objectives 1 and 2

Proposal should meet one the following goals identified in the City of Stockton’s 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan, which guides efforts to address Stockton’s priority housing and community needs:

  • Housing and Services for the Homeless
  • Affordable Housing
  • Services for Special Needs
  • Support Economic Development
  • Public Services

For more about these goals, see:

Program beneficiaries must be principally low or moderate-income persons. This is defined as persons with incomes at, or below, 80% of the median family income for the Stockton Metropolitan Statistical Area. This is defined as persons with incomes at, or below, 80% of the median family income for the Stockton
Metropolitan Statistical Area. Income limits are published each year at*Stockton-Lodi%2C+CA+MSA&stname=%24stname%24&statefp=99&year=2019&selection_type=hmfa. For Current HUD income limits, see:


The Emergency Solutions Grant program provides funding to assist the homeless or those who are about to become homeless. The program places an emphasis on helping people quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness.

Project Categories include:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Homelessness Prevention and/or Rapid Re-Housing

For eligible uses of ESG funds under HUD’s guidelines, see:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166674

Estimated Size of Grant:

For the upcoming 2020-2021 Program Year, the City of Stockton expects to allocate approximately $500,000 to Subrecipients under the CDBG program and $290,000 under the ESG Program. These estimates are based on the City’s 2019-2020 allocations so actual amounts may vary.

Term of Contract:

ESG funds will be awarded on a one-year funding cycle.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Agencies include:
- 501(c)(3) Nonprofits
- Government/Public
- Faith-Based

- DUNS Numbers: DUNS numbers are required for each organization that receives federal funding. Numbers
may be obtained at
- SAM Registration: SAM registration is now required if awarded funds. The System for Award
Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system which incorporates all government contractor
information into one database. See

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted to the City's Economic Development Department no later than 5 p.m. on January 6, 2020.

Tentative Schedule:
- November 21, 2019 - 3:30pm CDC Kick-off Public Meeting
- November 25, 2019 Application Period opens
- January 6, 2020 at 5pm Application Period closes
- February 6, 2020 - 3:30pm CDC Meeting (tentative)
- February 13, 2020 - 3:30pm CDC Meeting (tentative)
- February 20, 2020 - 3:30pm CDC Meeting (tentative)
- February 27, 2020 - 3:30pm CDC Meeting (tentative)
- April 28, 2020 at 5:30pm City Council Public Meeting
- May 2020 Action Plan Submitted to HUD
- Fall 2020 Contracts Drafted/Funds become available
For more information, see

Contact Information:

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

Hand delivery is suggested. Hand deliver or mail applications to:
Economic Development, Housing Division
400 E. Main Street, 4th Floor
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 937-8539

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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