RELEASE: Denver Solicits Proposals for Neighborhood Services Projects
|Denver Solicits Proposals for Neighborhood Services Projects|
City issues notice of neighborhood funds for 2020
DENVER, CO — Wednesday, July 17, 2019 —Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) today announced that it has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for neighborhood services projects to be funded in 2020.
The city is soliciting proposals from organizations that provide services in one of the following focus areas:
· Economic development: business assistance for financial empowerment;
· Youth and adult services focused on increasing self-sufficiency, including literacy,
· Economic development: technical assistance for cooperative business models; and
Priority consideration will be given to applications that have a geographic focus on the East Colfax, Elyria/Swansea, Globeville, Montbello, Northeast Park Hill, Sun Valley, Valverde, Villa Park, West Colfax, and Westwood neighborhoods.
Programs must be ready to implement services in the first quarter of 2020. Selected projects and activities will be funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and awards are subject to the availability of funding.
A general information meeting for NOFA applicants will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019,
Proposal guidelines, additional information, and the link to online applications in both categories can be found at Denvergov.org/economicdevelopment. The deadline to submit funding applications for neighborhood projects is Friday, August 16, 2019, at 4 p.m.