The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a federal grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provides funding for a variety of projects and programs to serve
The Home Investment Partnership Program is also funded by HUD and provides funding exclusively for affordable housing activities benefitting
More information on these programs can be found on the following HUD Web Pages:
Uses of CDBG and HOME Funds
The City receives about $700,000 - $800,000 each year in CDBG and HOME funds. Much of the funding is allocated to non-profit agencies. The CDBG and HOME funds are used to develop and maintain affordable housing, finance public improvements and fund public service agencies that serve lower income households.
CDBG and HOME Grant Recipients
All public service grant recipients are required to complete and submit progress reports online through Zoomgrants.
The City of Mountain View administers a two-year application cycle for public service agencies and an annual cycle for capital projects. Applications are typically available in October or November of every year.
FY 2018-19 Application - (Capital Projects Only) – The application period for CDBG/HOME funding is now open. The funding cycle is for capital projects only. The deadline for application submission is Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 5:00pm. The application is available here. Please contact Yesenia Jimenez at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about submitting an application.
Public Hearing Schedule for FY 2018-19 CDBG/HOME Funding Cycle
Applications will be reviewed by the Human Relations Commission and City Council March - April 2018. Awarded funding will be available July 1, 2018.
March 2018 - Capital Projects
City Council public hearing
April 2018 - Capital Projects
The City received four (4) capital project funding proposals and nineteen (19) public service funding requests during the FY 2017-18 application period.
CDBG Public Service Funding Requests
Combination CDBG and General Fund Public Service Funding Requests
General Fund Public Service Funding Requests
CDBG Capital Project Funding Requests
HOME Capital Project Funding Request
Federal Compliance Requirements
Every five years the City Council adopts a Consolidated Plan that contains the goals and objectives for the City’s CDBG and HOME funding. Annually, the City Council adopts an Action Plan based on the funding allocations received in a given year. Links to the current Consolidated and Action Plans are provided below: