City of Santa Ana
The City of Santa Ana is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $792,635 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for nonprofit organizations.
CDBG funding will be available to experienced nonprofit organizations for the provision of public services that qualify under one of the following emphases:
- Crime prevention, intervention, and/or suppression efforts for
children, youth and/or families;
- Summer Night Lights pilot programs in two impacted
neighborhoods (Townsend/Myrtle and Madison): Nonprofit
organizations are encouraged to coordinate with the City’s
Parks and Recreation Department and the Santa Ana Unified
School district to establish a Summer Night Lights pilot
program. These programs would keep recreational facilities
open later during the summer months for crime prevention
purposes that will build relationships, engage community, and
develop sustained positive change;
- Economic development programs such as financial literacy,
economic empowerment, and worker cooperatives.
Programs will be funded from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Applications are available now and must be submitted on-line. For more information and to access the application, please visit the following link: www.santa-ana.org/CDBG
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018 BY 5:00 PM.
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MANDATORY CDBG WORKSHOP.
Workshops will be held at City Hall, 20 Civic Center Plaza, on the following dates:
• 1/16/18 – 9:00AM (Ross Annex, Room 1600)
• 1/18/18 – 9:00AM (Ross Annex, Room 1600)
• 1/23/18 – 6:00PM (Ross Annex, Room 1600)
• 1/25/18 – 2:00PM (Ross Annex, Room 1600)
GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA:
• Meet the national objective for activities that provide a benefit
for low- to moderate-income persons. Programs must serve at
least 51% low- and moderate-income persons.
• Align with one of the following City of Santa Ana Strategic
o Goal # 1: Community Safety
o Goal # 2: Youth, Education, Recreation, or
o Goal # 3: Community Health, Livability, Engagement &
• Provide a new service or augment existing City of Santa Ana
Additional guidelines and criteria can be found at www.santa-ana.org/CDBG
Funding availability is based on 15% of the estimated allocation of CDBG funds for 2018 to be provided to the City from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is subject to change. For more information, please visit www.santa-ana.org/CDBG. You may also contact Chris Dalton, Neighborhood Initiatives Project Specialist, at (714) 647-6561 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.