Urban Renewal Agency

COVID-19 ESG Grant is now available!

MOUNT VERNON, NEW YORK 

2020 ESG NOFA ANNOUNCEMENT 

The City of Mount Vernon is requesting proposals for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Annual Funds and Emergency Solutions Grant Covid-19 funds (ESG-CV).  The City intends to allocate ESG annual funds and ESG-CV funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance; and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.   

ESG PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS: 

Application workshops to discuss the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant Application will be held on: 

November 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esg-pre-application-workshop-tickets-127483132481 

November 12, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-esg-pre-application-workshop-tickets-127485274889 

These workshops will cover important information on the types of eligible projects along with the rules and regulations governing the program.  

Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory for all applicants.   

OFFICE HOURS: 

The City of Mount Vernon will conduct office hours to provide applicants an opportunity to ask programmatic questions.   

November 17, 2020, 11:00am
RSVP Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmv-esg-application-office-hours-tickets-127485702167 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Applications must be submitted by 4:00pm on December 8, 2020. 

Get the application here

All applications must have an ESG Budget Tool here

Upload your application and attachments to our ESG Dropbox here

Mayor’s Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in the Mayor’s Scholarship Program. Unfortunately, the Scholarship Program is suspended until further notice, so we will not be accepting applications for the upcoming academic year. 

As the current status may not be permanent and we will be monitoring the situation during this health crisis, additional decisions will be considered.   When more information becomes available, we will place it on the City website.   Please check the City website for updates at https://cmvny.com/ or  https://cmvny.com/mayors-scholarship/.

Congratulations on your academic achievements and have a safe summer.