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CITY OF TULARE NOTICE OF AVAILABLE FUNDS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)     

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2020 - 2021

Notice is hereby given that the City of Tulare anticipates receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Program Year 2020-2021. The primary objective of the CDBG Program is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic development opportunities for persons of low and moderate-income.

The City is currently requesting proposals from interested, tax-exempt non-profit organizations that provide CDBG eligible services and/or projects benefiting low and moderate-income (80% or less of the area median income) City of Tulare residents.

CDBG eligible activities established by HUD can include, but are not limited to:

Public Services, Homeless Services, Youth Services, Senior Services, Infrastructure Improvements, Economic Development Projects, Job Training/Placement, Job Creation/Retention, Housing Rehabilitation, and Lead Based Paint Reduction.

The City is also requesting community input with regard to grant allocation. The City of Tulare staff and City Manager will review and recommend to the Tulare City Council the public service component of the application. The Tulare City Council will conduct a public hearing pertaining to all aspects of the proposed application and will adopt specific programs and funding amounts.

Letters of Interest will be available October 14th, 2019 and must be submitted by December 13th, 2019 by 5:00pm, at the aforementioned address. Letters of Interest will not be accepted after this deadline.

If applying for funding, please plan to attend the following in-person application workshop:

On November 5, 2019 at 10:00am at the Tulare Public Library at 475 N. M St. Tulare, CA 93274

Letters of Interest are available for download here:

City of Tulare CDBG 2020-2021 Notice of Funding Availability

Letter of Interest Application 2020-2021

Budget Template 2020-2021

City of Tulare CDBG Application Booklet 2020-2021

Questions or comments regarding this notice should be directed to Margie Perez, Housing and Grants Specialist at mperez@tulare.ca.gov or (559) 684-4256.  

 

 



































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































The Public Hearing for the 2018 CAPER will be held on September 17, 2019.

In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, requests for disability-related modifications or accommodations required to facilitate meeting participation, including request for auxiliary aids and/or interpreters please contact Margie Perez, Housing and Grants Specialist at mperez@tulare.ca.gov or (559) 684-4256 at least 3 business days prior to meeting.  

Publishing Date: September 2, 2019 TAR - Tulare Advance Register and VTD – Visalia Times Delta