Applying for CDBG Funding

COMMUNITY PARTNERS ONLY

The City of Victoria, Texas, is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement City and holds an open call for Public Service Award (PSA) and Public Facility (PF) grant applications annually in April from non-profit agencies and other eligible entities. Please check back in Spring 2022 for information to apply for plan year 2022 funds.

The City has closed its request for PSA and PF applications for the plan year 2021. Below is a link showing the funding recommendations provided to Council on June 1, 2021, for the plan year 2021.

CDBG Application Process

  1. Complete and submit Intent to Request Funding.
  2. Attend Mandatory Informational Zoom Webinar.
  3. Complete and submit the application and provide supporting documents.
  4. City of Victoria Staff Evaluation Period.
  5. Subrecipients will be notified if funds have been awarded.
  6. Funding recommendation and request for Plan Approval from City Council will be made at a regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
  7. Submit Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for approval.
  8. Pending HUD approval, funds will be released.

For questions regarding the CDBG application process or eligibility requirements, please contact Vanessa Cummins, Community Development Planner, by e-mail at vcummins@victoriatx.gov or by phone at (361) 485 - 3360. All forms may be downloaded from our City website and e-mailed back to vcummins@victoriatx.gov or hand-delivered to Planning Department located at 700 Main Center, Ste. 129.

CDBG Application Requirements

The following documents must be submitted with any application for CDBG grant funding:

  1. Intent to Request Funding;
  2. Completed CDBG application;
  3. CDBG Certifications and Statements;
  4. A copy of the 501(c)(3) IRIS Non-profit designation letter;
  5. Copy of Current Certificate of Professional Liability Insurance;
  6. Organization Chart;
  7. Board of Director's List;
  8. Total Agency budget by Program/Activity;
  9. Most recent audit or financial statement; and,
  10.  An application checklist.