The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides the City of Santa Clarita with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, which is primarily intended to benefit low- to moderate-income residents in the community.
Donor Name: City of Santa Clarita
City: Santa Clarita
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/01/2022
CDBG primary objective:
- Decent Housing
- Suitable Living Environment
- Expanded Economic Opportunities
The City uses CDBG funds to address worst-case needs, including:
- Community Access Services – The Senior Center provides services specifically to assist lower income residents keep or obtain housing. Comprehensive assessments are performed and applicants are referred to affordable housing options and assisted with the application process for housing as well as referrals into other supportive services programs.
- Homeless Outreach and Engagement – Bridge To Home employs a homeless outreach professional to go into the community to connect people experiencing homelessness and assist them in obtaining needed housing and services.
- Homeless Intake and Assessment – Bridge To Home staff conducts intake and assessment for those individuals experiencing homelessness. Those assessed will be connected with the Bridge To Home shelter services and services from other providers.
Every five years, the City develops a CDBG strategic planning document called the Consolidated Plan. This plan sets priorities for how CDBG funds will be used. In addition, the City conducts a community needs assessment and develops a CDBG Annual Action Plan (AAP), which outlines the way in which the annual allocation of CDBG funds are spent and establishes goals for the number of individuals served.
Community-based non-profit organizations apply for funds to serve low- and moderate-income residents in Santa Clarita. Additionally, individuals and for-profit organizations are not eligible to apply for CDBG funding.
For more information, visit CDBG.