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Community Services Block Grant

Program Contacts: 

 

Department of Local Affairs

1313 Sherman Street, Room 521

Denver, CO  80203

Fax: 303-864-7759

 

Sarah Wolfgram

CSBG Program Manager

303-864-7896

sarah.wolfgram@state.co.us

 

Quinn Fairchild

303-864-7748

quinn.fairchild@state.co.us
 

 

 

Announcement - NOFA
The Department of Local Affairs is pleased to announce a Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) for the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Discretionary Grants Program. Funds are available for one-two projects that address the program priority areas of CSBG, which impact low income families across the State of Colorado. The total funds available are $19,462.95.
Deadline for application: May 8, 2015

Application and Instructions
 

Overview:
To provide a range of services and activities having a measurable and potentially major impact on causes of poverty in the community or those areas of the community where poverty is a particularly acute problem.  Eligible activities include employment, education, income management, housing, emergency services, nutrition, linkages with other programs, self sufficiency, and health.  Colorado has 35 eligible entities that receive CSBG funds annually, which are distributed on a formula basis.  Ninety percent of the funds are allocated to the 35 eligible entities, while five percent is for administration and five percent is reserved to the Governor's discretion. 

 

CSBG is not open for applications, it is provided to already established eligible entities across Colorado.