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23/24 CDBG Grant Notice & Application

2023/24 CDBG Grant Notice & Application

Each year, Escalon receives an annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist low and moderate income persons, provide decent housing, a suitable living environment and/or expand economic opportunities. These funds are allocated by HUD utilizing a formula which considers population, poverty, overcrowded units, and age of housing.  The City estimates its 2022-2023 allocation will be as follows:

CDBG             $75,000                       HOME            $14,976

The estimates above are based on 2022-2023 final allocations.  Amounts are subject to increase or decrease based on the congressionally approved budget, anticipated to be announced in the Spring of 2023. All figures above are only estimates, and are subject to change.

The City will begin accepting applications on December 19, 2022. An application for the use of CDBG and HOME funds may be obtained under “Planning Documents” on the City’s website at: The application is available in WORD format. Printed applications may be obtained from the City’s Community Development Department by calling (209) 691-7430.

The completed applications will be reviewed by City staff to determine whether the proposed activity meets HUD’s national objectives and the City’s community development objectives.  Furthermore, the proposed activity will be reviewed for compliance with HUD program eligibility criteria.  All proposals that meet these requirements, will then be reviewed by the County for adherence to the County’s 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan.  The City will then recommend to the City Council which proposals should be funded.  All applicants will be notified in writing of funding recommendations in March/April 2023.  Funds allocated as part of this process will not be available until July 2023.  Program funds are not available to individuals.

To be considered for funding, TWO (2) original, complete, and signed applications must be received at Escalon City Hall, 2060 McHenry Ave., Escalon CA 95320, by 4:00pm on January 26, 2023.  A separate application must be submitted for each proposed activity. A separate application must be submitted for each proposed activity. Applications received after the deadline, regardless of the postmarked date, will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted without the required attachments will NOT be accepted. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

A public informational meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at Escalon City Hall, 2060 McHenry Avenue, Escalon CA 95320.  All interested parties are invited to attend and ask any questions pertaining to the application process.  Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory to be considered for funding. 

For more information or questions, please contact:

City of Escalon

2060 McHenry Ave

Escalon CA 95320