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 Council Policy 100-06. Funds awarded to organizations and agencies are paid on a reimbursement basis only and are at the discretion of Council Offices.
The application process includes two steps: 1) Request for Qualifications (RFQ), and 2) Request for Proposals (RFP). Council Administration will hold virtual office hours and workshops to answer questions and concerns related to process requirements. Please see the Fiscal Year 2022 CPPS/ACCF Funding Process Schedule and information below for process details.
Applicants must complete and submit the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by the deadline of July 30, 2021at noon. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications and required documentation prior to the deadline to correct potential errors. A complete RFQ consists of the following information:
Note: Items 2-5 will be attachments to your application.
Council Administration will evaluate RFQs based on completeness and fulfillment of City requirements. Based on these evaluations, each applicant is 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. Council Administration recommends that organizations and agencies inform Council Offices of their intention to apply.
For questions, please email CPPS@SanDiego.gov or contact Council Administration directly.
Grants Coordinator/Contract Administrator