City of South San Francisco
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Notice of Funding Available
The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce the availability of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Administrative Funds for fiscal year 2020-2021 which begins on July 1, 2020. These funds are available to agencies providing assistance to low-to-moderate income South San Francisco residents. Eligible agencies are public agencies, certified 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, or organizations that will be fiscally sponsored by a certified 501(c)3 agency.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has not confirmed the City’s CDBG grant amount for 2020-2021 however the City anticipates approximately $420,000 in CDBG funds may be available for public services, public facility renovations, and affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate income people. Note that only approximately $60,000 of the available CDBG funds may be used for public service activities such as childcare, emergency food, counseling, and health programs. Additionally, the City anticipates that approximately $16,000 in HOME Administrative funds will be available for fair housing activities.
The funding application is online at www.citydataservices.net. Enter SMC2020 for both "user name" and "password". This will open up an online form for you to fill out and submit to request an account. Note that applications will only be accepted online; no hard copies accepted.
The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
A Technical Assistance Workshop will be held for any agencies who are unfamiliar with City Data Services and require training on how to submit an application. Details provided below:
Thursday, January 9, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
San Mateo County: DOH Office
Jupiter Conference Room
264 Harbor Blvd., Bldg. A
Belmont, CA 94002
More information can also be found at the City website www.ssf.net. If you do not have access to internet, please call or write to Kris Romasanta, Department of Economic and Community Development, 400 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080, (650) 829-6620.