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CDBG Funding Applications

(updated 03/06/15)

FY 2016 Request for Proposals

The City of San Diego's Fiscal Year 2016 CDBG Request for Proposals (RFP) (for projects beginning implementation on July 1, 2015) closed on January 26, 2015. The information made available below is for reference purposes only. Please note, the qualified parties must have successfully completed the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) packet and received a QUALIFIED letter in order to be considered. The application submittal package must have been received by the CDBG Program Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015. No late submittals were accepted.

FY 2016 CDBG Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications (REQUIRED):

  1. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Checklist (DOC)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG Public Services RFP Application(DOC)
  3. FY 2016 CDBG Community and Economic Development RFP Application(DOC)
  4. FY 2016 CDBG Non-Profit Capital Improvement Projects-Public Facilities RFP Application (DOC)
  5. FY 2016 CDBG Non-Profit Capital Improvement Projects-Housing Rehabilitation RFP Application(DOC)

FY 2016 CDBG RFP Budget Sheets(REQUIRED):

  1. FY 2016 CDBG Public Service, Community and Economic Development RFP Budget Sheet (EXCEL)(revised Jan.21,2015)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG Capital Improvement Project RFP Budget Sheet (EXCEL)

FY 2016 CDBG RFP certifications (REQUIRED):

  1. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Handbook (PDF)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Submission Certification Form-Public Service and Community & Economic Development (DOC)
  3. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Submission Certification Form-CIP (DOC)
  4. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Questionnaire regarding Conflict of Interest and Procurement Policies (DOC)
  5. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Property Owner Authorization Certification Form (DOC)(Non profit CIP projects only, as applicable)
  6. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Real Property Certification Form (DOC)(Non profit CIP projects only, as applicable)

FY 2016 CDBG Request for Proposals (RFP) reference materials:

  1. FY 2016 CPAB Review Handbook (PDF)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG FAQs #1 (PDF)
  3. FY 2016 CDBG FAQs #2 (PDF)
  4. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Workshop Presentation-Non Profit CIP (PDF)
  5. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Workshop Presentation-Public Service/Community & Economic Development (PDF)
  6. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Timeline (PDF)
  7. FY 2016 CDBG HUD Income Limits (PDF)
  8. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Table(Household Income 50% or below, by Census Tract) (PDF)
  9. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Table(Household Income 50% or below, by Council District) (PDF)
  10. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Map(Household Income 50% or below) (PDF)
  11. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Table(Household Income 80% or below, by Census Tract) (PDF)
  12. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Table(Household Income 80% or below, by Council District) (PDF)
  13. CDBG HUD Low Income Census Block Group Map(Household Income 80% or below) (PDF)
  14. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Capital Improvement Projects Scoring Criteria (PDF)
  15. FY 2016 CDBG RFP Public Service and Community & Economic Development Scoring Criteria (PDF)
  16. American FactFinder Directions (PDF)
Updates

Please note the following updates for January 21, 2015:

  • The second set of Frequently Asked Questions has been posted.
  • There was a minor change made to the FY 2016 CDBG Public Service/Community & Economic Development RFP Budget Spreadsheet. A correction was made: The cell under the Proposed CDBG Amount for the Federally Approved Indirect Cost Rate, has been added to the formula to add up the Total Proposed Non-Personnel Expenses.

Please note the following updates for January 15, 2015:

  • Both of the powerpoint presentations from the FY 16 CDBG Workshops have been posted.

Please note the following updates for January 12, 2015:

  • The first set of Frequently Asked Questions has been posted.

Please note the following updates for January 07, 2015:

  • There is an updated version of the Non-Profit Capital Improvement Projects-Public Facilities and Infrastructure application. The two minor edits are as follows:
    1. Under 1. Project Characteristics, e. Project Benefit to Low and Moderate-Income Clients:“2. Total number of distinct improvements to the facility/property that will be completed” was renumbered to iii. as a standalone question because all applicants should respond to the question.
    2. Under 2. Organizational Capacity, a. Experience in Successful Implementation of CIP Projects, the word “completing” was replaced with "implementing" to be consistent with the Scoring Criteria.
FY 2016 Request for Qualifications

The City of San Diego Fiscal Year 2016 CDBG Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from interested parties for projects beginning implementation on July 1, 2015 closed on November 17, 2014. The following links and information is for reference purposes. In order to be considered, the application submittal package must have been received by the HUD Programs Administration Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014.

FY 2016 CDBG Request for Qualifications (RFQ) materials include:

  1. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Timeline (PDF)
  2. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Questionnaire (PDF, DOC)
  3. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Submittal Checklist (PDF, DOC)
  4. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Handbook (PDF)
  5. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Certification Form (PDF)
  6. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Assurance of Audit Requirement Form (PDF)
  7. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #1, October 31, 2014 (PDF)
  8. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #2, November 7, 2014 (PDF)
  9. FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #3, November 13, 2014 (PDF)
  10. Key Fiscal Requirements Presentation from November 12, 2014 CPAB meeting (PDF)

For FY 2016, CDBG funding recommendations will be based on a two-phase application process: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP). All FY 2016 CDBG applicants must successfully complete both phases in order to be considered for FY 2016 CDBG funding. Applicants must successfully complete the RFQ process in order to be invited to participate in the RFP process. The RFQ process will result in an agency being deemed either qualified or unqualified to participate in the upcoming RFP process. Only "qualified" applicants will be invited to continue with the RFP process.

Agencies are only required to submit one (1) CDBG RFQ packet (as referenced in the FY 2016 CDBG RFQ Handbook).

Updates

Please note the following updates for November 13, 2014:

  • The third and final set of Frequently Asked Questions has been posted.
  • The PDF version of the RFQ Questionnaire has been updated. There were minor issues with a few of the form fields. No changes to content nor are there any changes in the allocation of space to provide responses.
  • The Fiscal Requirements presentation at the November 12, 2014 CPAB meeting has been posted. The presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the key fiscal requirements that apply to the RFQ process.

Please note the following updates for November 7, 2014:

  • The second set of Frequently Asked Questions has been posted.

Please note the following updates for October 31, 2014:

  • The first set of Frequently Asked Questions has been posted.
  • The Assurance of Audit Requirement document has been uploaded and must be included in the 2016 CDBG RFQ submission.

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 CDBG@sandiego.gov. 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.