The City of Palm Bay recognizes the growing need for public services and supports the funding of the various non-profit organizations, through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. CDBG allocations are provided to the City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Non-profits with 501(c)(3) status may request funding annually when the City issues an RFP. Projects must be eligible and serve a low-income population
PUBLIC NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG-PS) 2017-2018
The City of Palm Bay will accept applications for public service agencies for CDBG eligible activities for Fiscal Year 2017. The City expects to have approximately $100,000 in CDBG Public Service funding available for fiscal year 2017-2018. Grants of up to $15,000 are available to local organizations through a Request for Proposal (RFP) application process. The CDBG Program’s primary objective is to provide funds to local programs that meet the identified needs of the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan, and to improve the quality of life in low and moderate-income neighborhoods.
A Non-mandatory Technical Assistance Meeting for all prospective applicants will be held from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the City Council Chambers, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL.
A Second Technical Assistance Meeting will be held from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Wednesday April 5, 2017, in the City Council Chambers, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL.
Applicants should plan to attend one of the technical assistance meetings. The CDBG FY 2017 applications and information will be available during regular business hours at the address below, or on line
All applications are due no later than 4:00 PM on April 12, 2017, at the Growth Management Office, 2nd Floor, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL, 32907. If you have any questions, please email our consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org