Community Development Block Grant Funding
Non-profits can apply for Community Development Block Grant funding to improve their public facilities serving low- to moderate-income clientele.
Notice of Funding Availability
The City of Berkeley is currently not accepting Public Facility Improvement funding application request at this time. All available funding has been awarded. Next expected available CDBG funding is estimated to be in July 1, 2022 (FY23).
As funding becomes available a Notice of Funding Availability will be announced.
Public facilities must be public owned or owned by a nonprofit. The facility must serve low- to moderate-income community-members.
Public facilities may include centers for seniors, persons with disabilities, youth, and child care centers, community centers, homeless shelters, housing for people with special needs, libraries and health clinics.
Housing for people with special needs includes nursing homes, convalescent homes, shelters for victims of domestic violence, shelters and transitional facilities/housing for the homeless, halfway houses for run-away children, drug offenders or parolees, and group homes for the developmentally disabled.
How to apply
Apply for funding online using City Data Services. Submitted completed applications will be considered at the next possible Housing Advisory Commission (HAC) meeting.
If your agency does not currently receive City funding, go to City Data Services, and log in with the following user ID and password:
- User ID – BerCa2020 (single space)
- Password – BerCa2020
Once you log in, you will see a short form that collects some basic information. Complete and submit the form to obtain a unique user ID and password that you will use to submit your application.
If you are a current user of the City’s online reporting system, go to City Data Services and log in using your existing user ID and password. Click on the “Apply” button on the main page to begin your application. For technical issues with submitting data via City Data Services, please contact them via the “Help with this page” button on their website.