City of Santa Barbara Accepting Proposals for Community Development Block Grant and Human Service Programs

Authored on
November 10, 2021

The City of Santa Barbara will be soliciting proposals from eligible applicants for its fiscal year 2021-22 Human Services and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs. 

Approximately $1.5 million is available in Human Services and CDBG grants to support local non-profit organizations that provide social services to individuals or families, or to support community-development activities such as rehabilitation, infrastructure improvements or economic development, all benefitting low and moderate-income City of Santa Barbara residents.

A mandatory Application Workshop will be held November 18, 20210 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. on GoToWebinar. In order to submit an application, a representative of each potential applicant organization is required to attend this workshop in its entirety. Attendees to this workshop must be staff that are directly involved in preparing grant submissions. To register for the workshop, sign up at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4826723423680341264. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The City is utilizing an online application, and applicants may access it starting November 22 on the City’s News Page www.SantaBarbaraca.gov. Applications are due by no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 22, 2021, no exceptions.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to see that the application is complete and submitted online on or before December 22, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be accepted, and acceptance of the application does not guarantee funding. For all requirements and funding process details, please contact the Community Development Programs staff by phone at (805) 564-5461, or visit the City’s website at www.santabarbaraca.gov/humanservices.   



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