Applications, Forms, and Regulations
CDBG Funding Applications
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 RFQ materials using the Online Grants Portal (OGP)system. To ensure all applicants are comfortable registering in the new system, the City's HUD Programs Administration (HPA) office will hold three separate non-mandatory tutorial workshops to go over the registration process in the OGP system.
Two of the workshops will be held at the HPA Office (Civic Center Plaza Building, 1200 Third Ave., 14th Floor, San Diego CA 92101) and agencies are required to RSVP if they are interested in attending. If an agency is interested in attending one of the workshops, please include the following information:
- Name of Agency
- Name of person(s) attending; maximum of two representatives from one agency
- Which workshop you would like to attend: Tuesday, October 20 at 10 a.m. or Thursday, October 22 at 2 p.m.
Please send RSVP for the OGP registration workshop to CDBG@sandiego.gov by Monday, October 19. Please review the FY 2017 RFQ Timeline or the Calendar tab for more information for other key dates.
Please email our office at CDBG@sandiego.gov with any questions regarding the new online system. Thank you.
Online Grants Portal link (OGP registration for new applicants will open October 19, 2015)
FY 2017 CDBG Request for Qualifications (RFQ) reference materials:
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.
- FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #1, October 31, 2014 (PDF)
- FY 2016 CDBG RFQ FAQ #2, November 7, 2014 (PDF)
- 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 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.