Notice of Funding Availability

Bexar County Development Services 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 Public Hearings for the purpose of receiving public input and identifying housing and community development needs for funding under CDBG, HOME, and ESG.

The NOFA schedule is as follows:

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

February 15, 2018    TA Workshop (All Funding Sources) 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
February 22, 2018  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 5, 2018      NOFA Application Released
March 16, 2018    NOFA Application Submittal Deadline

Selection of Projects Schedule:
June 5, 2018        Preliminary Selection (Commissioners Court)
July 10, 2018        Final Selection (Commissioners Court)

Public Hearing Schedule (Non Mandatory):

Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez, Precinct 1
• Thursday, February 8, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Somerset Multi-Purpose Center, 19375 "K" Street, Somerset, Texas 78069

Commissioner Paul Elizondo, Precinct 2
• Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Balcones Heights Justice Center, 3300 Hillcrest, Balcones Heights, Texas 78201

Commissioner Kevin A. Wolff, Precinct 3
• Thursday, January 25, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Hill Country Village, 116 Aspen Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78232

Commissioner Tommy Calvert, Precinct 4
• Thursday, February 1, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
             Greater Randolph Area Seniors Program Center, 250 Donalan, Converse, Texas 78109

NOFA applications may only be submitted through the Zoom Grants portal on or before March 16, 2018. 

   Eligible applicants may access the 2018-2019 CDBG, HOME, and ESG NOFA.

More information and link will be available on March 5, 2018.