The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a federally funded program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides CDBG funds to the City of Clovis as an annual grant, on a formula basis. For more information, please contact (559) 324-2060 or email housing@cityofclovis.com.

CITY OF CLOVIS 2024-2025 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT CALL FOR PROJECTS

January 26, 2024

The City of Clovis is now accepting affordable housing and community development project proposals for the 2024-2025 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Project proposals will be accepted by the Clovis Economic Development, Housing, and Communications Department until 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, and is available for download here: CDBG 2024-2025 Project Proposal Application Packet.

The 2024-2025 CDBG program year will begin on July 1, 2024, and end on June 30, 2025. While the exact amount of CDBG funding is unknown at this time, it is anticipated that Clovis will receive approximately $652,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development. It is anticipated that the total amount of proposals submitted will exceed the amount of funding available.

To be considered for funding, CDBG project proposals must meet one of the following objectives:

  • Directly benefit low- and moderate-income persons; 
  • Aid in prevention or elimination of slums or blight;
  • Meet an urgent need (the activity provides a remedy to a serious and immediate health or welfare problem, such as a natural disaster).

Proposals will only be accepted from the following:

  • Governmental agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Private for-profit entities

Examples of CDBG projects completed in previous program years include Housing Rehabilitation, ADA Improvements, Streets and Alley Improvements, Micro-Business Development and Public Services. A brief explanation of Eligible CDBG Activities is available here: CDBG Eligible Activities; and a map of CDBG Eligible Census tracts is available here: CDBG Eligible Areas Map.

A workshop for those interested in submitting a proposal will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers of the City of Clovis, 1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612. For further information about the CDBG program,  please contact:

Claudia Cazares, Program Manager
Affordable Housing Programs
1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 324-2094

claudiac@cityofclovis.com

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance or translation services to participate in this meeting, please contact Claudia Cazares at (559) 324-2094.  Notification 48-hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility. It is the policy of the City of Clovis to not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, and sexual preference. If you have a complaint or concern, please contact the City of Clovis 504 Coordinator at (559) 324-2060.

 

CDBG Environmental Review January 2024

On or after February 9, 2024, the City of Clovis will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, San Francisco Regional Office – Region IX, One Sansome Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94104-4430 for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake the Brookhaven Alleys and Sewer Improvements. The City of Clovis has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Click here to review the Environmental Assessment-FONSI for this CDBG funded project.

CDBG Plans and Reports

As a recipient of CDBG funds, the City of Clovis is required to prepare and adopt an Annual Action Plan, which presents the City’s annual application to HUD for the funds. The City is also required to prepare and adopt the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), which presents the City’s performance in implementing the CDBG program for the preceding fiscal year.  Below you can find the current and previous year’s Annual Action Plans and CAPERs.

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