City of Murrieta Community Development Block Grant Applications Now Available
Murrieta expects to receive approximately $280,000 in CDBG funds in the next fiscal year, which starts July 1, 2014. Of that sum, an estimated $40,000 can be allocated for so-called public service projects.
Applications are being sought for spending Murrieta’s share of a federal grant
aimed at providing services to lower income people.
session will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 to discuss
the application process and procedures for allocating Murrieta’s share of
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The meeting will be held in the
City Hall Council Chamber located at 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562.
expects to receive approximately $280,000 in CDBG funds in the next fiscal
year, which starts July 1, 2014. Of that sum, an estimated $40,000 can be
allocated for so-called public service projects.
groups and other public agencies can apply to receive funding under the program
to provide services meeting CDBG criteria (24 CFR 570.201). Applications
are due at City Hall by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Grants are
not made to individuals.
eligible, a program must primarily benefit targeted groups. Targeted
groups are lower income people in particular, but also include the elderly,
handicapped adults, homeless, and victims of domestic abuse.
considering applications, the City will be looking at specific benefit to the
Murrieta community in accordance with the City Council’s funding priority for
Program Year 2014 – 2015 of: 1) Community Food Pantries; 2) Women’s
Programs: 3) Domestic Violence Programs: and 4) Children and Youth Development
packages are available now on-line and will be available at City Hall on August
eligible activities and additional information about the program, call Nancy
Driggers at 951-461-6008.