In accordance with the 2014-2018 Consolidated Action Plan, the City of Jefferson makes available a portion of the annual Community Development Block Grant allocation available to local non-profits in form of grants to provide Public Services directly to low-to-moderate income clientele. Activities related to Public Services must be a *quantifiable increase in the level of an existing service and/or a new program for the agency.
Eligible Activities may include but are not limited to:
|1||Services to the homeless and low to moderate income persons|
|2||Food and nutrition services|
|3||Domestic violence prevention and counseling services|
|4||Job training and employment services|
|5||Health care and substance abuse services|
|6||Childcare for low to moderate income persons|
|7||Services for senior citizens (62 and over exclusively)|
|8||Services for disabled persons|
|9||Fair housing counseling|
Ineligible Activities Include:
|3||Costs of operating or maintaining public facilities/improvements|
|4||Public facilities improvements|
|5||Costs of purchasing construction equipment|
|6||Costs of furnishings and other personal items|
Low to Moderate Income
Each year HUD publishes income limits for the CDBG program. The most recent published income limits were for FY 2017 and they are the following:
|Person in Household||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
2017 Public Services Grant Forms
Orientation Meeting April 6, 2017 Powerpoint Presentation
Meeting Plan Objectives
Orientration Meeting Invite Letter, Thursday, April 6, 2017 @ 3:30 p.m.
Grant Scoring System
HUD Definition of "Homeless"
In December 2011, HUD published the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH): Defining "Homeless" Final Rule, which redefined "homeless" in four broad categories:
|2||Imminent risk of homelessness|
|3||Homeless under other Federal statutes|
|4||Fleeing/attempting to flee domestic violence|
For additional information visit HUD Exchange.