Notice of Funding Availability
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Community Services, through its Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Purchasing Division, is soliciting applications from private nonprofit agencies and public agencies for the following program:
Funding is available through the COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM, authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended 42 U.S.C.-530.1 et seq., and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), specifically pages 326-328, passed by the United States Congress on March 27, 2020, as Public Law 116-136 (CDBG-CV). At least $857,380.30 is anticipated to be available for community development projects that prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus, or mitigate the impacts created by the coronavirus on O’ahu, and that provide or support access to food or meals for elderly persons. Project clients must be low- and moderate- income elderly persons that are 62 years old or older.
Funds must be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus and/or mitigate the impacts created by the coronavirus on O’ahu. Funds must also benefit elderly persons that are 62 years old or older.
Projects eligible under this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) must provide or support access to food or meals for elderly persons, quarantined elderly individuals, or elderly individuals that need to maintain social distancing due to medical vulnerabilities. This public service, a CDBG Eligible Activity under 24 CFR 570.201(e), must meet the CDBG National Objective of serving low- and moderate-income persons by serving elderly persons that are 62 years old or older, in accordance with 24 CFR 570.208(a)(2)(i)(A). In order to expeditiously meet the needs of the community and confront the coronavirus pandemic, priority will be given to projects that will begin benefitting clients during 2021.
All grants by the City to private organizations under this NOFA, and any permissible subgrants by awardees to private organizations, are subject to Chapter 6, Article 29 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, as amended.
Interested agencies may download the NOFA at http://www.honolulu.gov/pur/gsc.html under the “Bids for Goods, Services and Concessions” link provided.
Applications must be submitted to the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Purchasing Division at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawai’i by the date and time as stated in the NOFA packet, as amended.
Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
RICK BLANGIARDI, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu
Sarah Allen, Director
Department of Community Services