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Notice of Funding Availability CDBG and HOME Programs Outside Agency Funding

2/24/2014

The City of Gainesville is accepting applications for the FY14 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, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, March 10, 2014 at 5 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after 5 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:

  • Housing
  • Homeless assistance
  • Job training/employment opportunities
  • Nutritional support
  • Programs that serve disadvantaged or at-risk children or elderly persons

A full description of eligible applicants and projects can be found in the application packet. Application packets are available online at http://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., room 235, Gainesville, Fla. The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all applications submitted for funding requests.

For additional information, please contact Deneace Joshua at 352-393-8864.