What is CDBG?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The program provides annual grants on a formula basis to entitled cities and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- to moderate-income persons. 

Please contact the Community Development Analyst Team to be placed on a notification list for future funding opportunities. David Flores at (714) 647-6561 or dflores@santa-ana.org and Mikelle Daily at (714) 667-2256 or mdaily@santa-ana.org

Nonprofit CDBG Criteria: Nonprofit applicants must meet the following guidelines and criteria:

  • Meet the national objective of activities that provide a benefit to low- to moderate-income persons. Programs must serve at least 51% low- to moderate- income persons
  • Align with one of the following City of Santa Ana Strategic Plan Goals:
    • Community Safety
    • Youth, Education, Recreation, or
    • Community Health, Livability, Engagement & Sustainability
    • Economic Development
  • Provide a new service or a quantifiable increase in the level of an existing service
  • Additional requirements are listed in the application

Approved CDBG Nonprofit Subrecipients for fiscal year 2019-20:

Organization

Program

Award

America On Track

Brighter Futures for Children of Prisoners

$45,000

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana

College Bound

$40,000

Charitable Ventures of Orange County

Summer Night Lights

$30,000

Community Action Partnership of Orange County

Economic Empowerment – Your Money, Your Goals

$30,000

Community Legal Aid SoCal

Domestic Violence Prevention Project

$38,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County

Transitional Age Youth

$30,000

Delhi Center/CIELO

Family Economic Success Initiative

$93,205

Delhi Center

Teens Engages in Learning & Leadership

$68,461

Delhi Center/ALBI

School Break Enrichment

$61,557

Heritage Museum of Orange County

The Borrowing Barn

$31,320

Lutheran Social Services of So. Cal.

Victim Intervention

$30,000

Nati’s House DBA Neutral Ground

Summer Night Lights

$60,000

Orange County Fair Housing Council

Santa Ana Fair Housing Education , Counseling & Enforcement

$60,000

Orange County Therapeutic Arts Center

Crime Prevention & Intervention for Willard Middle School & Neighborhood

$70,000

Public Law Center

Consumer & Community Organizations Legal Assistance

$30,000

Public Law Center

Affordable Housing & Homelessness Prevention

$30,000

Second Chance Orange County

More Second Chances

$50,000

Taller San Jose Hope Builders

Business Applications

$30,000

The Cambodian Family

Plan Ahead Youth

$45,000

Young Men’s Christian Association of Orange County

Financial Assistance for Sports & Aquatics

$30,000


JUNE HIGHLIGHT    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDeuxGGZBSg

Active Learning Believe & Inspire -  Spring Break (4/1/19-4/5/19) produced a Spring into Dance Camp program Monday-Friday from 7:30 am-4:00 pm at 2 locations: Delhi Center and Monte Vista Elementary in Santa Ana. Served a total of 112 students. Fifty-two percent of our participants classified as extremely low income with 68 Hispanic participants and 40 female as head of household.

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