PUBLIC NOTICE RFP: 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV)
Request for Proposals (RFP)
2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV)
The City of Fayetteville Economic & Community Development Department will receive CDBG-CV funds to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this historic health crisis. Community Development Block Grant funds prioritizes the needs of low and moderate income persons and the development of partnerships between all levels of government and the private for-profit and non-profit sector.
The City is seeking request for proposals to assist in activities that will assist in the response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). A portion of these funds will be awarded to SELECTED ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES to provide services in the categories listed below:
Housing Activities: The purpose of this activity is to provide funding for activities such as housing rehabilitation, accessibility enhancements, and critical repairs for low to moderate income residents in the city of Fayetteville. Please explain how this activity is impacted by the COVID19 emergency and how funds to support this activity will help the community recover.
Economic Development Activities: Administer bridge loans, gap financing, or other programs aimed at small business recovery and the retention of low to moderate income jobs. Please explain how this activity is impacted by the COVID19 emergency and how funds to support this activity will help the community recover.
Public Service Activities: Provide services to the public, primarily for a benefit to low and moderate income residents that could include health care, rent and mortgage assistance, or homeless service support to individuals and families. Please explain how this activity is impacted by the COVID19 emergency and how funds to support this activity will help the community recover.
Programs selected must be consistent with the City of Fayetteville’s goals and objectives and be located within the City limits. Eligible applicants for each of the above activities include qualified non-profit, for–profit and units of local government entities. All organizations with an interest in submitting a proposal for consideration download an application packet from the City’s website: www.fayettevillenc.gov on or after Friday, May 1, 2020. Applications are due no later than 12 midnight on Sunday, May 31 if submitted electronically at CommEconDev@ci.fay.nc.us. If submitting paper copies, four hard copies are required to be placed in the drop box located in the lobby of E&CD located at 225 Ray Avenue in the Festival Park Plaza by 5 pm, Friday, May 29, 2020. For additional information, please contact the Economic and Community Development Department at (910) 433-1590.