Douglas County legal - 35301

Request for Participation and Grant Applications

and Notice for Public Meetings

Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)

Douglas County is now accepting applications for the 2024 CDBG

Grant Cycle. The public is invited to provide ideas and comments, and

present potential projects.

An informational meeting will be held at the following time and location:

Friday, July 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Douglas County Community Development Department

1594 Esmeralda Avenue (Minden Inn) Third Floor, Room 306

Minden, Nevada

Items discussed at the meeting will include:

1. CDBG program overview and national objectives.

2. Minimum qualifications.

3. Grant application and selection process.

4. Summary of past projects and performances.

For the 2024 grant year HUD is expected to allocate approximately

$2.8 million for grants towards community facilities, planning and

capacity building, economic development, micro enterprise programs,

and low/moderate income development (allocation amount subject to

approval by congress).

Grants are available on a competitive basis to Nevada’s non-entitlement

rural cities and counties. Eligible projects must meet one of the

following: 1) benefit low-to-moderate income persons, 2) aid in the

elimination of slums or blight, or 3) solve an urgent need that poses a

threat to the public health and safety.

Complete grant applications must be submitted to the Community Development

Department via Deadlines are as follows:

• October 13, 2023 Application deadline in

for state CDBG Office

• February 2, 2024 Application deadline for applications to

Community Development

• February 16, 2024 CDBG grants deadline; complete

applications due to state CDBG Office for 2024 Grant Funding

For more information regarding the CDBG program, please contact

Linda Doherty at (775) 782-6209.

The County will hold two additional public meetings to evaluate and

select two to three grant proposals to forward to the State for funding

consideration. The meetings are as follows:

• September 21, 2023 Board of Commissioners Meeting

• December 21, 2023 Board of Commissioners Meeting

Douglas County does not discriminate because of the handicapped

status of any person in the admission or access to County facilities.

Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations or assistance

should notify Coleen Thran-Zepeda at (775) 782-9012.

Pub Date: July 15, 2023 Ad # 35301


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