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CDBG, HOME, Scottsdale Cares, General Funds and Endowment Funding Information

The funding process for Fiscal Year 2015/2016 is currently open.

CDBG, HOME, Scottsdale Cares, General Funds and Endowment Funding Information
The City of Scottsdale’s Community Assistance Office is soliciting applications for FY 2015/2016 for the following funding sources: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and HOME funds, Scottsdale Cares, General Funds, and Endowment Funds. The City is requesting eligible proposals to assist population groups identified in the City’s Consolidated Plan for programs and services including but not limited to: education programs, job training, health services, transportation services, child care services, in-home senior services, transitional housing and affordable housing.

The City will also focus on agencies’ ability to integrate, increase and maximize resources. These factors will be taken into consideration when determining which agencies will receive funding. Qualifying organizations must be either tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code or be City of Scottsdale programs.

An applicant orientation meeting is scheduled at the Civic Center Library Auditorium (park on lower level), 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Attendance at the orientation meeting is strongly encouraged.

Please note that hard copies of the application packet will no longer be available at the applicant orientation. Please print the appropriate documents in preparation for the applicant orientation.

Applications for the fiscal year 2015/2016 funding process will be available on this page starting Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

CLICK HERE for FY 2015/16 funding information.

CDBG and HOME:
These funds may be used to support housing activities and public services that improve the lives of low to moderate income people and people with special needs.

Scottsdale Cares:
Proposals are requested for activities that promote the positive development of youth, adults and seniors, strengthen the capabilities of families and the self sufficiency of adults, or assist residents in addressing crisis needs.

General Funds:
Eligible categories are as follows:

  • Brokerage Services (agencies providing services within City of Scottsdale Human Services facilities)
  • Domestic Violence Shelter Services
  • Legal Services
  • Regional Shelter Services
  • Senior Services

Endowment Funds:
Proposals are requested for activities that support city-sponsored youth programs and non-profit services to the public.

Because the legitimate needs of Scottsdale’s low and moderate income population exceed the funding available, this is a very competitive process. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the orientation.

Contacts

For information regarding the funding process, contact Justin Boyd, Housing Coordinator, at 480-312-2479.

It is the policy of the City of Scottsdale not to discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, handicap, familial circumstance, or national origin.  Persons using a TTY device may communicate with the Community Assistance Office by calling the TTY line at 480-312-7411.  Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Janie Wilkey at 480-312-7647. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.