Notice of Funding Availability

Bexar County Community Development and Housing Division invites interested eligible Federally Registered Non-Profits 501(c)(3) and Governmental Entities to submit applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

A grant funding year runs October 1 through September 30. The funding allocation cycle for an upcoming funding year usually begins in January. Call (210) 335-6648 to request to be added to the mailing list. Formal Notice of the Availability of Funds is published in the San Antonio Express Newspaper in the legal notice section of the paper and posted on our website for public review.

The application contains information for potential applicants on the federal and local guidelines for all programs. All funded projects must comply with strict eligibility criteria. Prior to submitting an application, please carefully review the information to determine if your request for funds will qualify under the federal regulations. While Bexar County staff is available to provide technical assistance, answer questions regarding regulations, eligibility and County process but it is the responsibility of the applicant to become educated on the federal regulations that govern the CDBG, HOME and ESG programs. For more detailed information on HUD guidelines, go to www.hud.gov.

Bexar County will hold its kick-off meeting at Commissioners Court on January 10, 2017 to announce the NOFA schedule.

The proposed NOFA schedule is as follows:

NOFA Technical Assistance (TA) Workshops Schedule (Non Mandatory):

February 9, 2017    TA Workshop (All Funding Sources) 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
February 16, 2017  TA Workshop (All Funding Sources) 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
February 23, 2017  TA Workshop (All Funding Sources) 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.

The technical assistance workshops will be held at the Bexar County Purchasing Office, located at 1103 South Frio, San Antonio, Texas 78207.

NOFA Application Schedule:
March 1, 2017      NOFA Application Released
March 17, 2017    NOFA Application Submittal Deadline

Selection of Projects Schedule:
June 6, 2017        Preliminary Selection (Commissioners Court)
July 11, 2017        Final Selection (Commissioners Court)

Public Hearing Schedule (Non Mandatory):
February 1, 2017  Public Hearing (Informational Meeting) 5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.
June 22, 2017       Public Hearing (Public Input Meeting) 5:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.   

The public hearings will be held at the Bexar County Purchasing Office, located at 1103 South Frio, San Antonio, Texas 78207.

NOFA applications may only be submitted through the Zoom Grants portal on or before March 17, 2017. 

   Eligible applicants may access the 2017-2018 CDBG, HOME and ESG NOFA at: https://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2219&limited=1053