Community Opportunity Grant

 

City of Coeur d'Alene CDBG Community Opportunity Grants


Each year, the City of Coeur d’Alene invites competitive grant proposals for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income (LMI) people or neighborhoods, and/or promote job creation/economic development. Funding for the City’s CDBG Program is provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), (reference 24 CFR Part 570). Applicants must comply with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. Each year, Community Opportunity Grant funding is made available, with a maximum of 15% of the total allocation available for public service projects. Other eligible projects will also be considered, including Public Facilities, Economic Development and LMI Affordable Housing.  Minimum proposal requests of $35,000 will be accepted.

Current Year CDBG Application Documents:



Published Notice of Funding Availability:

 

The City of Coeur d’Alene hereby gives Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) as part of the CDBG Community Opportunity Grant and invites competitive grant proposals for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income (LMI) people or neighborhoods, and/or promote job creation/economic development.  Funding for the grant program comes from the City’s CDBG allocation, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), (reference 24 CFR Part 570).

Approximately $200,136 will be available with approximately $43,784 a maximum of 15% of the total allocation for public service projects. Other eligible projects will also be considered, including Public Facilities, Economic Development and LMI Affordable Housing.  Minimum proposal requests of $35,000 will be accepted for all projects.  Applicants and funding requests must comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

An Educational Workshop was held in-person and virtually on April 5, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  Applications were due by 5:00 p.m. (PT) April 21, 2023. 

 

Application Packet:
1) 2023 Application Guidelines
2) 2023 Community Opportunity Grant Application
3) Federal Regulations Acknowledgements
4) Post-Project Performance Report


Application Help Materials:

Timeliness-Guide to project set up
Workshop PowerPoint
Eligible Activities-Matrix Codes

National Objective Codes

The three main National Objective Codes we use are: 

  • LMA Low/mod area benefit Activities providing benefits that are available to all the residents of a particular area, at least 51% of whom are low/mod income.

LMA areas can be identified using the  City's LMI Census Tracts Map

  • LMC Low/mod limited clientele benefit Activities that benefit a limited clientele, at least 51% of whom are low/mod income. LMC activities provide benefits to a specific group of persons rather than to all the residents of a particular area.

  • LMH Low/mod housing benefit Activities undertaken to provide or improve permanent residential structures that will be occupied by low/mod income households.
CDBG and Historic Preservation
Performance Outcomes Required
24 CFR 570 : Regulation for CDBG
Basically CDBG: A guide to Eligibility
Monitoring: Integrity Bulletin

Davis Bacon Support