Donor Name: City of Spartanburg
State: South Carolina
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/28/2022
Grant Duration: 1 year
The City of Spartanburg receives annual entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) based on annual federal budget appropriations. Each year the City seeks to maximize the benefits of these funds by partnering with local organizations to conduct eligible activities.
The primary objective of the CDBG program is to benefit low and moderate income persons who earn at or below 80% of the median income and/or reside in census tracts with at least 51% of the population at low and moderate income levels. CDBG activities must qualify under a HUD national objective in order to be eligible to receive funding and must meet one of the following national objectives:
- Benefit low- and moderate-income persons who earn at or below 80% of the median income,
- Aid in the prevention or elimination of slum or blight, or
- Meet community development needs having an urgent need
The City of Spartanburg is seeking proposals that further the goals and objectives of the Consolidated Plan, which defines a specific course of action for the revitalization and continued growth of communities. In addition to meeting National Objectives, these grants are intended to meet the following objectives:
- To enhance quality housing opportunities by increasing the availability of permanent affordable housing for low- and moderateincome residents, retaining the affordable housing stock and increasing supportive housing to enable persons with special needs to live with dignity.
- To create quality of life enhancements that increase access to quality facilities and services, improve the safety and livability of neighborhoods, restore and preserve natural and physical features of special value and to conserve energy sources.
- To stimulate economic revitalization that will create jobs for low-income persons; and empower economically disadvantaged persons to achieve self-sufficiency.
Eligible public service activities include, but are not limited to: programs providing elderly services, services for the disabled, legal services, youth and child care programs, education programs, transportation services, substance abuse services, services to victims of domestic violence, employment training, crime awareness/prevention programs, youth services, health services, services to abused/neglected children, mental health services and homeless services.
All eligible applicants must be non-profit organizations with current, IRS-recognized non-profit status including public agencies and must provide current documentation of such status in applications. Under HUD regulations, funds for Public Services may not exceed 15% of the annual CDBG entitlement for the City of Spartanburg.
For more information, visit City of Spartanburg.