CDBG and HOME Programs for Outside Agency Funding Applications Available
We are accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investments Partnerships (HOME) Program. The city receives an annual allocation from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and funding will cover the budget period of Oct. 1, 2019 - Sept. 30, 2020. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 4 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after 4 p.m.
Projects must benefit very low-, low- and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods and address one or more of the following City of Gainesville CDBG and HOME funding priorities:
• Homeless assistance
• Job training/employment opportunities
• Nutritional support
• Programs that serve disadvantaged or at-risk children or elderly persons
• Emergency shelter and support services for homeless persons (also known as the Cold Night Shelter Program)
A full description of eligible applicants and projects may be found in the application packet. Application packets are available online at www.cityofgainesville.org/HousingCommunityDevelopment/BlockGrant.aspx or can be picked up at City of Gainesville, Housing and Community Development Division (Thomas Center B, 306 NE Sixth Ave.). The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all applications submitted for funding requests.
We will hold an optional workshop for prospective applicants Tuesday, Feb. 12 between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Thomas Center's Long Gallery (302 NE 6th Street).