Reminder of CDBG CARE Act Funding Request for Proposals

The Housing Programs Division is pleased to remind local non-profit partners of the deadline to apply for CDBG-CV Round 3 funding this Friday at 11:59pm.  The City of Columbia has been awarded an additional $737,588 in CDBG-CV Round 3 funding through the CARES Act passed by Congress on March 27, 2020.  The Housing and Community Development Commission opened the application process on November 20, 2020 and is accepting proposals through December 11, 2020, 11:59pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Proposals must be for activities that directly address the impact of COVID-19 on low to moderate income populations and also relate to the following community priorities identified by the Housing and Community Development Commission:

  • Rent, mortgage or utility assistance
  • Food security
  • Homelessness
  • Education and childcare access
  • Vocational training

Additional application materials including the Request for Proposals document, pre-application YouTube video recording and informational powerpoint can be found on the Housing Programs Division web-page at:

For more information, please contact Randy Cole at 573.874.6321 or

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