The CDBG-CV1 funding will provide support for communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to submit an application for the availability of approximately $18.7 million in new federal funds has recently been extended
to Sept. 21 at 5 p.m.
Funding for this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is made available pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law March 27, 2020.
Assistance types include:
- Public services to respond to COVID-19 impacts
- Public facility improvements to increase capacity for healthcare facilities (facility improvements must include a documented connection with healthcare facility needs)
- Public facility acquisition, provided that the end use increases healthcare facility capacity
- Acquisition and/or improvement of housing facilities for persons experiencing homelessness
Economic Development with a focus on job retention
Allocation and Eligibility
- Business assistance
- Microenterprise assistance (including micro-financial assistance and technical assistance)
Funding is available on an allocation basis for eligible non-entitlement jurisdictions, and will serve the same jurisdictions as the state administered CDBG program.
A list of allocation amounts per city is available in the NOFA
. To be eligible, a city must be a non-entitlement jurisdiction and must not currently be party to an Urban County Agreement or participate in, or be eligible to participate in, the HUD-administered CDBG Entitlement program.
Additionally, in order to be eligible to receive these dollars a city must have a certified housing element. Ineligible jurisdictions are encouraged to resolve housing element issues with HCD to participate in the CDBG-CV1 funding. For additional information and assistance, please contact Paul McDougall at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted Over-the-Counter until Sept. 21.
Activities funded under this NOFA will have a 12-month expenditure period.
CDBG-CV Round 1 (CARES Act Funding) Resources
For more information, visit HCD’s CDBG webpage
or email CDBG@hcd.ca.gov