Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

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  • Denise Thomas
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FOCUS GROUP MEETING FOR NON-PROFIT AGENCIES

A Focus Group Meeting for non-profit agencies will be held on February 21, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Goodwill Corporate Campus, 2705 51st Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34203, for feedback on implementation of Manatee County’s 5-Year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Priority Needs for the 2020-2021 CDBG Program Year.

Please R.S.V.P. to susan.bigham@mymantee.org if you are interested in attending the workshop.

CDBG Grant Application Workshop

  • A CDBG Grant Application Workshop, for non-profit agencies interested in CDBG funding, will be held on March 6, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Goodwill Corporate Campus, 2705 51st Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34203.
  • Please R.S.V.P. to susan.bigham@mymanatee.org if you are interested in attending the workshop.
  • CDBG Grant Applications for the 2020-2021 CDBG program year will become available on March 16, 2020 and applications will be submitted through the Neighborly Software web-based system. Applications will be accessible on March 16, 2020 through the portal:  https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/manateecountyfl/Participant  and are due to the Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department by 4:00 p.m. on April 10, 2020.
  • CDBG Grant Applications are scored by a Review Committee.
  • The recommended projects/public services will be included in the Draft 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan and will be presented to the Board of County Commissioners for approval on July 28, 2020.

2019-20 Draft CDBG Annual Action Plan

  • The 2019-20 Draft CDBG Annual Action Plan will be available for public review from is available for public review from June 21, 2019 - July 23, 2019. 
  • The draft plan will be available at online, at the Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department lobby on the 3rd floor of the Administration Building, and the Central, Palmetto, Rocky Bluff,  and South County Libraries for a 30-day public comment period.

Section 3

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701u) ensures that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low- and very low-income individuals, especially recipients of government assistance for housing, and to businesses which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low- income individuals. Questions regarding Section 3 requirements may be directed to Bill O'Shea.