FY22 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds
The City of Brockton receives funding annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs to benefit very low, low and moderate-income persons. This Request for Proposals (RFP) process solicits proposals for the FY2021-2022 program year to implement projects that may be funded with CDBG funds.
The goal of the CDBG program is to meet one of the three National Objectives required by HUD:
- Benefit low- and moderate-income persons,
- Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight, or
- Meet community development needs having a particular urgency
This RFP packet is to apply for CDBG funding which include:
- Public Services
- Public Facilities and Improvements (Rehabilitation other than Replacement or Maintenance)
The RFP Application must be submitted by no later than 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
An informational session was held on
Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 4:30PM via ZOOM.
Let’s serve Brockton together!
Thank you for your interest!
- FY20-2022 Con Plan – The Con Plan provides Brockton residents and others in the community the opportunity to weigh-in on eligible activities recommended by BRA staff based upon needs research.
- FY2020 CAPER (To be Published Soon!) – The BRA staff prepares a report on a yearly basis for HUD and the public outlining how well objectives have been met. The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report is referred to as the CAPER.
- FY2021 CDBG Application Workshop – This workshop was hosted by the BRA in preparation for the FY2021 CDBG funding cycle. If you are planning on applying in the future, please take some time to review this resource.
Helpful Resources Outside of the BRA
- NonprofitReady – A learning platform created to support nonprofit professionals and organizations by providing access to free sector-specific learning so that they have the knowledge and resources to create transformative impact in their own communities.
- National Council of Nonprofits – The National Council of Nonprofits, the nation’s largest network of nonprofits, provides expert insight on key issues relevant to nonprofits and the communities they serve.
- Grants.gov – The government website where federal agencies post discretionary funding opportunities and grantees find and apply for them.
- Google Ad Grants – Each qualifying nonprofit has access to up to $10,000 per month in search ads shown on Google.com.
- Harvard University – Harvard University offers hundreds of free courses that develop your staff’s skills as well as increase your organization’s capacity.
- LinkedIn for Nonprofits – Use this resource as tool for hiring, marketing, fundraising and learning & development.
- Taproot Foundation – The Taproot Foundation is a 501 nonprofit organization that engages design, marketing, IT, strategic management, and human resources professionals in pro bono service projects to build the infrastructure of other nonprofit organizations.
Questions & Answers
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