COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Pre-Application
Deadline: June 29, 2020, at 5 p.m.
The Office of Community & Neighborhood Services (CNS) uses this pre-application to determine applicant eligibility and the eligibility of its proposed activity. CNS will only use the information provided to evaluate eligibility. If the applicant and/or proposed project is ineligible under the Community Planning & Development guidelines, the applicant is encouraged to submit an application for the next program year.
Only eligible activities to prevent, to prepare, or to respond to the emergence of COVID-19 will receive an invitation to complete the final application. Additional forms and documents are prohibited.
- Requests must be within $10,000 - $100,000
- There is no “match” requirement on CDBG-CV
- HUD requires 6 and 12 month reporting of projects
- Incomplete, inaccurate or untimely reporting may lead to termination of the project with sub-recipient and result in future funding requests being denied
- All expense reimbursements must be received by March 15, 2021
- All projects must follow Federal Guidelines and may be subject to:
- CFR 200 financial reporting requirements
- Davis-Bacon wage requirements
- Section 3 requirements
- Federal, state and local fair housing and non-discrimination requirements
- Equal opportunity requirements.
- Environmental review statutes
- In reporting, funded agencies will be required to identify and document how program participants have been affected by COVID-19
- Phase 1: NOFA and pre-application are published to the public
- Phase 2: Office Of Community & Neighborhood Services (CNS) will review and score pre-applications received
- Phase 3: Applications that are eligible and score 75% will be invited to complete a more in-depth final application to complete. The final application will require much more information to be submitted to CNS.
- Phase 4 CNS will review and score final applications, then present them to the Community Development committee to determine which applications to present to full council.
- Phase 5 City Council will review complete and recommended final applications and approve project and amount of funding based on total funds available to award.
Funded projects will be required to submit, at minimum, monthly reimbursement reports to CNS.
This means that the funded project must expend the permissible expense and then submit to CNS for reimbursement. Note: This process may take up to 30 days. Agencies will need to show that they are financially capable of working on a reimbursement plan.
- Funded projects will be required to submit monitoring reports that show the success of the program and give quantitative data on beneficiaries being served.
- CNS will monitor the project to ensure compliance with all CDBG and applicable federal rules and regulations. This may include onsite visits, review of reports or other methods at discretion of the office of CNS to fulfill this objective.
- Results of program are reported to HUD via the