The California Department of Housing and Community Development announced the release of the Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus 2 and 3 (CDBG-CV) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The Department will be hosting a NOFA workshop for the CDBG-CV 2 and 3 Tribal Set-aside on January 5, 2021 at 10:30AM PST. Approximately $3.8 million will be available to Tribes statewide to help prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

The NOFA provides funding for the following activities:

• Assistance to businesses and microenterprises impacted by COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and shut-down

• Public services related to COVID-19 support

• Facility and infrastructure improvements related to COVID-19 impacts

• Acquisition and rehabilitation of real property, including housing, to be used in response to COVID-19 impacts.

This workshop is to help potential applicants navigate the program requirements and the application process to support successful applications. Applicants will be able to ask questions in real time. The workshop is open to all interested parties; however, information will be targeted toward potential applicants, including Tribal governments, Tribal housing entities, non-profit service providers, community stakeholders, and grant management professionals.

For more information or to register, click here.