Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

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What's New and Exciting:

FY2022-24 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) & Request for Applications (RFA)

The City of Seaside is reopening the application process for the 2022-2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding cycle on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. The City is an entitlement community and anticipates receiving approximately $375,000 per fiscal year in CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City also anticipates receiving approximately $105,000 in program income per fiscal year which will be available for allocation to CDBG activities. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) covers a two-year period for CDBG activities that will begin July 1, 2022, and end June 30, 2024. Funding will be contingent on availability from HUD and will be administered by the City through its Community Development Department. All proposed public service and public facilities and infrastructure activities must benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) Seaside residents and/or designated LMI areas, meet HUD’s national objectives and align with the City’s goals and priorities as identified in the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. 

Agencies wishing to receive CDBG funding for FY2022-2024 from the City of Seaside must attend the virtual mandatory workshop on December 10, 2021, at 11am via Zoom at: (Passcode: 582765)The City will not consider applications from any agency failing to attend the mandatory workshop.

Applications must be submitted through the City’s grant portal at by no later than 5pm on Monday, January 10, 2022. The City will reject incomplete applications or applications that are hand-delivered, mailed, faxed or e-mailed. Once submitted, applications may not be amended, unless the amendment has been requested by the City.

Draft Amended Citizen Participation Plan

The City of Seaside is considering amending its Citizen Participation Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The CPP sets forth the City’s policies and procedures for citizen engagement and participation.  The CPP must provide for and encourage citizens to participate in the development, amendment, and adoption of the CDBG-related plans and documents including the 5-year consolidated plan, annual action plans, annual performance and evaluation report and the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing. The CPP must include practical steps for ensuring adequate outreach, public hearings, community meetings, and opportunities for comment among other requirements.  The Draft Amended CPP is scheduled to be considered by the Seaside City Council for adoption on December 2, 2021.

Citizens and interested parties are invited to review the draft amended CPP and submit comments by no later than 5pm on Monday, November 29, 2021. Comments may be provided by phone, regular mail, or email via the contact information listed below. The City also encourages the public to attend the City Council public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  More information on how to submit public comment can be found in the notices linked below:

Contact Us

Haroon Noori

Administrative Analyst II

Phone: (831) 899-6726

Hours: 8am - 5pm (Mon - Fri)

Address: 656 Broadway Ave, Seaside, CA 93955

Recent Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) and Requests for Applications (RFA) 

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