CDBG, General Funds and Scottsdale Cares Funding Information

The City of Scottsdale’s Community Assistance Office is releasing a Notice of Funding Availability for FY2022/2023 proposals for the funding sources: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), 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, fair housing counseling and crime prevention/public safety. 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.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Community Assistance Office will not be presenting a live Applicant Orientation this year. A virtual orientation will take place tentatively on Wednesday October 6, 2021. A PowerPoint presentation will be available to view afterwards, including information that is typically presented at the orientation. For agencies interested in applying for and learning more about the funding process, please visit the Funding information webpage at:

Proposals for funds for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 will be available beginning 8:00 A.M., on Monday , September 20, 2021 at the following site:

(Qualifying organizations shall be City of Scottsdale programs or organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.)

The deadline for submission of proposals is 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 5, 2021.


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.

For information regarding CDBG, Scottsdale Cares, General Funds and Endowment Funds, please contact Mary Witkofski, Community Development Supervisor at 480-312-2479 or via email at [email protected].