2023 CDBG Program for Public Facilities, Economic Development and Housing Activities (Alabama)

The City of Anniston Community Development Department requests proposals from local non-profit organizations and government entities to carry out Public Facilities, Economic Development, and Housing Activities in the City.

Donor Name: City of Anniston

State: Alabama

City: Anniston

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 03/31/2023

Grant Duration: 1 year

Details:

The goal of the Community Development Department is to improve the City of Anniston’s community by providing adequate housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities for citizens who are low- to moderate-income.

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is the principal federal program providing grants to states, cities, and towns to devise neighborhood approaches that will improve the physical, economic, and social conditions in communities. CDBG is administered nationally by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The CDBG Program provides annual grants on a formula basis to Entitlement Communities as a means to support viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and opportunities to expand economic opportunities, principally for low-and moderate-income persons.

The CDBG Program has three national objectives:

  • Provide a direct benefit(s) for low to moderate-income households
  • Prevent or eliminate slum or blight
  • Address an urgent need or problem within the community

Grant Period

This funding application is from October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must:
    • have a nonprofit status for at least one (1) full year,
    • have two (2) full years of operating experience under another nonprofit entity, or
    • be a local governmental entity or agency
  • The applicant must be registered to conduct business in the State of Alabama at the time of application
  • The applicant must have an audit prepared by a qualified accountant or accounting service covering the last two most recent reporting periods of operation. Copies of each audited financial statement must be submitted with the application Audit findings will make the applicant ineligible to receive assistance.
  • Non-profit organizations must have an active Board of Directors within the last 12 months.
  • The applicant must have at least twelve (12) months of experience directly related to the proposed project or program.

Eligible Activities

  • Public Facilities & Improvements
  • Economic Development Activities
    • Construction of a Business Incubator
    • Technical assistance to a business facing bankruptcy
    • Providing training for low income persons to enable them to qualify for jobs created by CDBG-assisted special economic development activities
  • Housing Activities

For more information, visit City of Anniston.