Notice of Funding Availability Fiscal Year 2023/2024

The City of Scottsdale is seeking to distribute funding directly to projects with the following top priorities, however, all proposals submitted outside these top priorities will be considered for Community Development Block Grant and Scottsdale Cares.

  1. Emergency Housing Assistance
  2. Crisis Case Management
  3. Homeless Supportive Services and Shelters
  4. Vulnerable Populations: Seniors and Disabled

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG):

The City of Scottsdale is requesting proposals for the use an estimated $1,190,264 for FY 2023/2024 allocation Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, which are expected to be available July 1, 2023, for activities benefiting low and moderate-income Scottsdale families. Proposals for any eligible CDBG activity consistent with the City’s Consolidated Plan may be submitted.

Scottsdale Cares: $150,000

The City of Scottsdale is requesting proposals for activities that support programs which 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.

SRPMIC: $105,000

Funding Proposals will only be accepted for Home Delivered Meals through the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Funds.

Endowment Fund: $8,600

Activities for Endowment Funds would be for the following categories:

  • Community projects and programs for the public good
  • City of Scottsdale youth programs

City General Funds will not be available for Fiscal Year 2023/2024.

The Community Assistance Office will be presenting an Applicant Orientation tentatively for 10 - 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, at 6535 E. Osborn Rd. Bldg. 9. A PowerPoint presentation will be available to view afterwards, including information that is typically reviewed at the orientation. For agencies interested in applying for and learning more about the funding process, please visit the Funding information webpage at: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/human-services/funding-information

This year, we are introducing a new grants software, Neighborly for application submission. It is mandatory that all interested applicants use the participant portal. We will not accept any applications that are not submitted through the Neighborly software.

Proposals for Fiscal Year 2023/2024 funding will be available beginning 8 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at the following site: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/human-services/funding-information

(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 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4, 2022.

For information regarding CDBG, Scottsdale Cares, SRPMIC Funds and Endowment Funds, please contact Mary Witkofski, Interim Community Assistance Manager, at 480-312-2479 or mwitkofski@scottsdaleaz.gov.

The City reserves the right to retain CDBG funds for City-specific activities and funding is contingent based on FY 23/24 approved budget.

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 the Community Assistance Secretary, at 480-312-7156. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation