The City of Dublin Human Services Grant Program provides financial support to local not-for-profit organizations serving Dublin residents through designated funding sources.
Donor Name: City of Dublin
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/19/2022
Size of the Grant: $25,000
Grant Duration: 1 Year
Typical Funding Sources
- General Fund
- Federal Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG)
- Affordable Housing Fund
- American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
The Grants Program includes a competitive application process, mandatory participation in meetings and presentations, and strict financial reporting requirements.
The proposed program must start on or after the program funding fiscal year, July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023.
As such, the City Council decided that going forward, grants will not be awarded to arts or educational programs, but will be focused on the most critical human services needs such as health care, food and nutrition, homelessness, child care, etc. The Human Services Grant Program includes a competitive application process, mandatory participation in meetings and presentations to the Human Services Commission, and strict financial and other reporting requirements.
Recipients receiving City General Fund and Affordable Housing Fund grants are required to report activity on a mid-year and year-end basis. Recipients receiving United States Housing & Urban Development (HUD) CDBG funds are required to report activity quarterly, verifying income and collect demographic data of those benefiting from funding.
Grant Funding Amounts
- The Dublin City Council has established the following funding criteria:
- Minimum application amount: $3,500
- Maximum application amount: $25,000
- General Fund: For FY 2022-23, Staff estimates $160,000 will be allocated for this grant program (based on last year’s funding amount and subject to change).
The City of Dublin’s funding for this program is not guaranteed and requires City Council approval. Affordable Housing Fund: Staff estimates $8,000 will be allocated for this grant program (based on last year’s funding amount and subject to change). The City of Dublin’s funding for this program is not guaranteed and requires City Council approval. CDBG: The City of Dublin may receive Federal CDBG funds from Alameda County as part of a coalition of cities. Available funding for this funding cycle is estimated to be approximately $92,000. Funds are not guaranteed and may decrease from the initial estimate based on federal funding allocations. Changes to the program and/or estimated funding amount will be communicated once known.
An organization receiving CDBG funding must collect the necessary income and household data from participants that receive services. At least 75% of participants must be at or below 80% AMI. All CDBG subrecipients must obtain a DUNS number and register with System for Award Management (SAM). Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) requires that all CDBG grantees develop a Limited English Proficiency/Language Access Plan (LEP/LAP) to determine language translation needs for limited English speaking residents to encourage access to services and housing. As a result, agencies applying for CDBG funds must provide detailed information on Limited-English populations served and language access accommodations and outreach for Limited English speaking clients.
For more information, visit Human Services Grants.