News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/26/2020 10:24:25 AM to 5/26/2020 10:25:35 AM.

News Flash

City News

Posted on: May 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] CDBG-CV ANNOUNCEMENT

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  has notified the City of Portland that it will receive a formula allocation from the first round of CDBG-CV funding to be used specifically for the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus. This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed on March 27, 2020.

On May 18th, 2020 the Portland City Council voted to pass Order 174-19/20 Accepting and Appropriating Supplemental Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant Funding. This order allocates the City of Portland CDBG-CV award as follows: 

City of Portland, Park and Recreation Summer Camp Program $50,000

Portland CARES Emergency Assistance Payment Program: $500,000

Homeless Services: Amistad Peer Outreach Worker Program $75,000

Business Assistance and Micro enterprise Assistance Programs: $305,783

Non-Profit Shelter Assistance: $20,000*

Food Assistance: $175,000*

*The food assistance and non-profit shelter assistance funds will be allocated through a competitive application program. All funds are subject to final HUD approval.

Applications are due by June, 3, 2020 at 4:00pm 

CDBG-CV Application Information

We are now accepting applications from qualifying candidates to aid in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus throughout the City of Portland in the following categories:

  • Food Assistance
  • Non-profit Shelter Assistance

Applications are due by June, 3, 2020 at 4:00pm 

Organizations interested in submitting an application should contact HCD Program Manager, Kelley Walsh kwalsh@portlandmaine.gov, to discuss program design and eligibility prior to submitting an application.  

Application materials can be found HERE 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Eastern Prom Courts

More Parks & Rec Reopenings

Posted on: June 18, 2020
portland news

Portland Farmer's Outdoor Market

Posted on: June 17, 2020
portland news

City Hosts Blood Drive on June 30

Posted on: June 9, 2020
portland news

2019 Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign

Posted on: February 21, 2020
vote

Absentee Voting Begins in Portland

Posted on: February 6, 2020
Volunteers Needed Picture

Portland Neighborhood Volunteers Needed

Posted on: January 15, 2020
portland news

44th Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted on: November 19, 2019
tree delivery

Tree to arrive in Monument Square

Posted on: November 19, 2019
traffic alert

Washington Avenue New Signal Equipment

Posted on: November 15, 2019
car snow

Winter Storm Reminders

Posted on: November 15, 2019
National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day

Posted on: October 24, 2019
traffic alert

Baxter Boulevard Closed Sunday

Posted on: September 30, 2019
portland news

UPDATE - MANDATORY CDBG APPLICANT MEETING

Posted on: September 20, 2018
traffic alert

Traffic Alert: Fore and Franklin Street

Posted on: September 27, 2019
portland news

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Posted on: September 9, 2019
NEWS ALERT

Portland Names New Police Chief

Posted on: July 25, 2019