City of Sunnyvale - Community Development Department - Housing Division
01/15/21 4:30 PM PST Receipt
Grants of up to $78,000 to California nonprofit organizations to provide human service programs and projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended to address unmet and priority needs in the community, primarily for low-income populations. Programs must benefit residents of the City of Sunnyvale.
The following objectives in the Consolidated Plan are associated with human services:
A. Basic needs (such as food, shelter, transportation, health & mental health care, employment assistance/training, child care, etc).
B. After school or intervention programs to provide youth with positive alternatives to drugs, violence, and/or gangs (i.e., recreational, mentoring, educational, and careerbuilding activities).
C. Mental health, addiction and substance abuse counseling, particularly for youth and those exiting institutions.
D. Other specialized supportive services, such as foreclosure assistance, legal assistance for seniors and others, and other specialized human services, such as those currently supported by the city, or those that may address a new or unmet priority need.
Programs requesting funding must qualify under one of the categories below:
GrantWatch ID#: 185151
The minimum grant request for applicants seeking General funds is $10,000 and for CDBG applicants it is $25,000. The maximum grant amount is the same for both funding sources: no more than 25% of the total Human Services funding available, or approximately $78,000 based on the estimates above.
The City funds human services on a two-year funding cycle. Human services programs awarded
funding for FY 2021 will be automatically eligible for a grant of similar size in FY 2022, subject to satisfactory performance in the first grant year, and funding availability for the second year. Funding in the second year may be greater or less depending on federal funding alllocations announced in Spring 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
First, submit the full application, including all required signatures, via email, to Leif Christiansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Then mail one hard-copy original, including wet signatures, to:
City of Sunnyvale Housing Division
Attn: Leif Christiansen, Housing Programs Analyst
P.O. Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
USA: California: City of Sunnyvale
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