San Diego

Accessibility Tools

  • Check if your spelling is correct, or try removing filters.
  • Remove quotes around phrases to match each word individually: "blue drop" will match less than blue drop.
  • You can require or exclude terms using + and -: big +blue drop will require a match on blue while big blue -drop will exclude results that contain drop.

City Council

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.

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.

PDF icon Fiscal Year 2022 CPPS Funding Program Schedule

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

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:

  1. CPPS Funding Application
  2. PDF icon Proof of Nonprofit Status
  3. Proof of an active status from the Secretary of State
  4. Proof of a current registration with the Attorney General
  5. PDF icon Proof of Insurance

Note:  Items 2-5 will be attachments to your application.

PDF icon Request for Qualifications Instructions

Virtual CPPS Assistance Workshop- Completing the RFQ

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.

Funding Allocations


For questions, please email CPPS@SanDiego.gov or contact Council Administration directly.

Courtney Thomson

Grants Coordinator/Contract Administrator

(619) 236-5918