City of Hagerstown inviting Applications for CDBG-CV CARES Act Funding
The City of Hagerstown is accepting applications from qualifying public service candidates who are able to serve residents in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Early Grant Information for NGOs
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law and made available a total of $5 billion in supplemental Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG-CV) to be used for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal HUD Regulations
To be considered for CDBG-CV funding a program or project must meet the following National Objective:
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The benefit to Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) Persons: to qualify for funding under the LMI category, the persons or households served must have income levels at or below 80% of the area median income (AMI). Programs that serve special needs populations, including the elderly or disabled, are usually considered to be a presumed benefit as these populations are principally considered to be low-to-moderate income.
Housing stability programs for utility relief, rent relief payments, mortgage relief (up to three months) for low-to-moderate-income households living within the City of Hagerstown;
Other housing stability/homeless prevention activities;
Food assistance programs.
Any activity that is not directly related to the prevention of, preparation of, or response to the COVID-19 pandemic;
Any activity that does not benefit a majority of low-to-moderate income persons;
Reimbursement for expenses that have already been accrued (other than utility/rental/mortgage assistance);
Income payments for more than six (6) consecutive months;
Supplanting or substituting expenses currently paid for by other sources;
Political activities and lobbying;
Purchase of equipment, specifically for construction but also including fire protection equipment, furnishings, and personal properties; and
All grant applications must propose services that meet the following criteria:
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CDBG Eligible activity benefiting low-to-moderate income individuals.
Agency carrying out the activity is a registered non-profit organization.
Meet a National Objective.
Prevent, prepare for, or respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information, visit https://www.hagerstownmd.org/1499/CDBG-CV-CARES-Act-Funding