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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Households

Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and HOME Program


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City of Huntington Beach
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Geographic Focus
USA: California: City of Huntington Beach

Important Dates
Deadline: 12/15/22 5:00 PM Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants to California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies in eligible regions for a broad range of services benefiting low- and moderate-income residents. Funding is also available for selected capital projects that result in construction and development. Projects must benefit the residents of Huntington Beach.

Each proposed CDBG project must:

  1. Target one or more of the Priority Needs and goals of the City of Huntington Beach 2020-
    2024 Consolidated Plan.
  2. Be an eligible activity consistent with the provisions of HUD Title 24 CFR 570, Subpart C;
  3. Demonstrate compliance with HUD’s National Objective of providing benefit to Low and Moderate Income persons; 
  4. Provide assistance and services to City of Huntington Beach residents only; and
  5. Have the financial capacity to immediately carry out and complete the project activity per the following 2023-2024 schedule

The following activities may be eligible for CDBG funding:

  • Child Care
  • Youth Services
  • Services for Senior Citizens
  • Crime Prevention
  • Educational Programs
  • Food Pantries
  • Drug Abuse Counseling and Treatment
  • Health Care Services
  • Public Safety Services
  • Fair Housing Activities
  • Public Facility Acquisition/Upgrades 
  • Recreational Activities
  • New Housing Construction

Eligible projects must meet one of the following required CDBG National Objectives:


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible agencies are limited to nonprofit organizations and City departments.

The following are ineligible for funding:
- Those activities not meeting a CDBG National Objective or a Priority Needs and goals of the City of Huntington Beach 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan;
- Acquisition, construction or reconstruction of buildings for the general conduct of government
- Political or religious activities
- Construction of new housing

Pre-Application Information
Applications must be received in the Community Enhancement Division (part of the Community Development Department) by 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

All applicants eligible for funding will be scheduled to make a short (approximately 5-7 minutes) oral presentation before the Citizens Participation Advisory Board (CPAB) and will be notified in writing at least 30 days in advance of their scheduled date and time. Following conclusion of all oral presentations, CPAB will openly deliberate their funding recommendations, which will be presented at a Joint Study Session with City Council in March. Staff will notify all applicants as to CPAB recommendations prior to the Study Session. Recommendations, which may include modifications approved by the City Council, will be taken to the full Council at a public hearing in April or May 2022 in the City’s Draft 2022-2023 Action Plan. Once approved, the Draft 2022-2023 Action Plan will be submitted to HUD for final approval. Projects approved will begin on July 1, 2022 and subrecipients will be required to enter into an Agreement for Funding or Memorandum of Understanding. Note that any premature commitment or expenditure of funds prior to that date is prohibited and will not be reimbursed.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant
The City will not consider any grant requests below $10,000 per year.

Term of Contract
Begin July 1, 2023 and complete by June 30, 2024.

Contact Information
Please contact Charles Kovac, Housing Manager, in the Community Enhancement Division at (714) 374-5316 or, or Lorraine Mendez, City CDBG Consultant, at

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