Last week, the City of Moreno Valley announced it expects to receive nearly $1.9 million in Federal Community Development Block Grant funding, $533,301 in HOME Investment Partnership funding, and approximately $174,000 in Emergency Solutions Grant funding for Fiscal Year 2018-19.
Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds must be used for projects that benefit low and moderate-income residents or neighborhoods, to eliminate blight or for community emergency needs. HOME program funds must be used to create, retain, or rehabilitate affordable housing. And, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding must be used to improve the quality of life for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness.
To maximize its use of this funding, the council is soliciting proposals for grant funds dedicated to programs and projects that benefit low- and moderate-income residents or neighborhoods, eliminate blight, and address affordable housing and homelessness issues.
Examples of eligible projects identified by city officials include neighborhood public improvements, housing rehabilitation programs, affordable housing creation, crime prevention, code enforcement, economic development, and public services.
The city is accepting project proposals from both government and certified non-profit agencies for project or program funding that benefit the low and moderate-income residents of Moreno Valley.
Requests for an application can be made by calling the City of Moreno Valley’s Financial & Management Services Department, Financial Operations Division at (951) 413-3450 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The city will accept application proposals through January 31.