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2019 Community Development Block Grant available now!

Fiscal Year 2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS

The City of Mount Vernon, Urban Renewal Agency, is seeking applications from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs targeted in the city’s CDBG program.

The City of Mount Vernon’s CDBG allocation for FY 2019 is $1,661,732.  The City’s HOME allocation for FY 2019 is $440,662.  A maximum of 26.6% ($442,020.71) of the total CDBG allocation will be made available for public service programs and projects to be administered by the City or by sub-recipients. (Note:  This amount exceeds the 15% public service cap.  Mount Vernon is one of three entitlement communities that can exceed the 15% public service cap per HUD).

While there is no limit to the number of applications that an organization may submit, each project must be submitted as its own application.

PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

It is mandatory that applicants attend a pre-application workshop. The pre-application workshops will be held on:

May 15, 2019 at 5:00pm, Memorial Room, City Hall
May 17, 2019 at 10:00am, Memorial Room, City Hall

PUBLIC HEARING PRESENTATION

It is mandatory that applicants participate in the Public Hearing on June 17, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Applicants must present a summary of their application and, if previously funded, a summary of past performance.  Applicants will have a limit of three minutes for presentations.  Applicants that have received CDBG funding in the past must also report on past performance within the same time limit.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 4:00pm

The FY 2019 CDBG Application is available here

Fillable Version (41 pages) available here

Questions

Any questions or requests for additional information should be directed to Deputy Commissioner Sylvia Bolivar via phone at:  914-699-7230 or via email at:  Sbolivar@cmvny.com

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