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Posted on: October 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Funding Availability from San Luis Obispo County for Community Development Block Grants

ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA – The San Luis Obispo County Department of Social Services Homeless Services Division is excited to announce the Notice of Funding Availability for the 2024 Action Plan. Funding sources available include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The City of Arroyo Grande makes funding available as a subrecipient of the County for eligible organizations to carry out projects that align with the goals established by the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan.

The established goals of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan include:

  • Increase and Maintain Affordable Housing Stock 
    • Provide funding for the development of new and rehabilitated rental and ownership housing units for very low- to moderate-income persons and families.
    • Maintain and upgrade existing housing units occupied by very low- to moderate-income households. 
  • Decrease Homelessness
    • Provide funds to support permanent housing for homeless individuals and families drawing from the Housing First approach to ending homelessness.
    • Support new and existing transitional housing and supportive housing facilities.
    • Support programs that provide short-term emergency shelter and supportive services for homeless individuals and families, while still prioritizing a Housing First approach to ending homelessness.
    • Support homelessness prevention activities, and rapid re-housing programs. 
  • Create Suitable Living Environments for Low to Moderate Income Persons through Public Facilities and Infrastructure Improvements:
    • Support infrastructure in the support of affordable housing development. 
    • Support public facilities projects that enhance very low- and moderate-income neighborhoods through physical improvements and rehabilitation of public areas and facilities. 
  • Create Suitable Living Environments for Low to Moderate Income Persons through Public Services:
    • Support public and social services programs for special needs and low-income persons.
  • Invest in Economic Growth and Workforce Development: 
    • Provide job skills training opportunities to better prepare the County’s low- and moderate-income workforce for employment.

A mandatory application workshop for prospective applicants will be held via Zoom on October 19, 2023, from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Attendance at the applicant workshop is required. Attendee(s) must be the agency’s executive director and/or staff responsible for program implementation. Applicants’ grant writers and others are welcome to attend; however, their attendance will not count toward the attendance requirement. The Zoom information to attend the workshop has been provided below: 

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86964725742?pwd=ILn55BonEJ7sOwbXLcGPS257oSY27K.1 Meeting ID: 869 6472 5742 Passcode: 854336

The deadline for CDBG application submittal is 9:00 pm, Sunday, November 5, 2023.

Contact Information

Andrew Perez, Planning Manager

805-473-5425


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