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City Council Offices

Community Projects, Programs & Services (CPPS) Funding Program

City Council Community Projects, Programs and Services (CPPS) funding is awarded to non-profit organizations and public agencies for one-time community, social, environmental, cultural and recreational needs that serve a lawful public purpose. The City Council Office CPPS Funding Program is governed by PDF icon Council Policy 100-06Funds awarded to organizations and agencies are paid on a reimbursement basis only and are at the discretion of Council Offices.

Please note, the CPPS funding allocation process has changed as of July 1, 2018. The application process includes two steps: 1) Request for Qualifications (RFQ), and 2) Request for Proposals (RFP). Council Administration will hold office hours and workshops related to process requirements. Please see the CPPS/ACCF Funding Program Schedule below for important dates and deadlines.

PDF icon Fiscal Year 2020 CPPS/ACCF Funding Program Schedule

Request for Qualifications (Fiscal Year 2020)

The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) determines if applicants meet basic City of San Diego contracting requirements. The RFQ is due by September 27, 2019 at noon. Applicants are encouraged to submit the RFQ early to allow time for corrections. Please review thePDF icon CPPS RFQ Instructions.

A complete RFQ consists of the following:

RFQs are evaluated based on completeness and fulfillment of City of San Diego contracting requirements. Applicants are assigned one of two grades: 1) Qualified, or 2) Not Qualified. Applicants scored Qualified and selected for funding by a Council Office will be given access to the Request for Proposals.

Please note that not all Qualified applicants will receive funding. Funding allocations are at the discretion of Council Offices.

Workshop PowerPoint Presentation: PDF icon CPPS/ACCF Technical Assistance Workshop

Request for Reimbursement Forms (Fiscal Year 2019)

Funding Allocations


For questions, please email [email protected] or contact Council Administration directly.

Courtney Thomson                                                              Jasmine Mallen

Grants Coordinator/Contract Administrator                   Grants & Contracts Analyst

(619) 236-5918                                                                      (619) 533-4762

[email protected]                                                 [email protected]


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