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CDBG Funding Applications

(updated 10/28/2015)

FY 2017 Request for Qualifications

The City of San Diego's HUD Programs Administration Office (HPA) will be accepting Fiscal Year 2017 CDBG Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from interested parties beginning October 26, 2015. The RFQ is the first phase of the application process for agencies interested in applying for CDBG funding for projects beginning implementation on July 1, 2016. The deadline to submit the RFQ materials is no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015.

Please note, different from previous years, ALL applicants are required to submit the RFQ using the Online Grants Portal (OGP) system. Potential applicants can request a Technical Assistance meeting with questions regarding the OGP site or the RFQ. Please email the HPA office at with the following information:

  • Subject Line: Request for Technical Assistance meeting-Agency Name
  • Body of email: Agency name, attendee(s) name and title; reason for assistance (i.e. RFQ assistance, OGP assistance)

Technical Assistance meetings will be held at the HPA Office (Civic Center Plaza Building, 1200 Third Ave., 14th Floor, San Diego CA 92101).

Potential applicants can also email questions about the OGP site and the RFQ. Please email our office at and identify what the question would pertain to (i.e. OGP issue, RFQ question). Thank you.

Online Grants Portal (OGP) Registration link

FY 2017 CDBG Request for Qualifications (RFQ) reference materials:

  1. FY 2017 CDBG RFQ Timeline (PDF)
  2. Key Fiscal Requirements Presentation from November 04, 2015 CPAB meeting (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions regarding the FY 2017 RFQ will be posted in this section. The questions from the FY 2016 RFQ are also included as a reference.

  1. FY 2017 CDBG RFQ FAQ #1, November 6, 2015 (PDF)

FY 2016

  1. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #1, October 31, 2014 (PDF)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #2, November 7, 2014 (PDF)
  3. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #3, November 13, 2014 (PDF)

Previous Fiscal Year Request for Proposal Forms

If you would like to view prior year Request for Qualifications (RFQ) or Request for Proposals (RFP) forms, please email the HUD Programs Administration Office at Thank you.

Other Important Documents to Review

Council Policy 700-02 — This policy establishes the general guidelines by which the City will select and implement activities utilizing CDBG funds.

HUD Regulations — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a set of regulations that must be followed in order to be eligible for CDBG funding.

OMB Circulars — All federal fund subrecipients shall comply with the policies, guidelines, and requirements of OMB Circulars A-110 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations), A-122 (Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations), and A-133 (Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations).

24 CFR Part 84 — Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.