Notice to Prospective Village of Oak Park Federal Grants Applicants -
Rescheduled Grants & Applications Workshop
As noted in the previous ad, the Village of Oak Park Program Year (PY) 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) & Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) application process began January 31, 2019. Online application forms can be found at www.oak-park.us/PY2019grants
For PY 2019, which runs from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020, there will be an estimated $215,000 available in Village Public Service CDBG funds, approximately $40,000 in Public Facility Improvement CDBG funds and approximately $125,000 in ESG funds. Other PY 2019 grant funds will be set aside for Village-run activities.
The federal CDBG program is a source of funding that addresses local housing & community development needs. These funds are available to non-profit organizations and other agencies that serve primarily low and moderate income persons residing in Oak Park. Each proposed activity must meet one of the CDBG Program’s National Objectives and be eligible. ESG funds are available to non-profit organizations that serve persons who are experiencing, or are at-risk of, homelessness. Individuals not representing agencies cannot apply for either of these grants.
To instruct potential Applicants on the grants and on the online application process, the Village will hold a Mandatory CDBG-ESG Application Workshop from 10 am to Noon, Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Room 101 of Village Hall at 123 Madison Street in Oak Park. All potential applicants must attend and reserve for the Workshop by contacting Elia Gallegos, Grants Coordinator, at 708.358.5419 or firstname.lastname@example.org Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking persons, as needed.