Salt Lake City

Housing and Neighborhood Development

801-535-7712 | Handtech@slcgov.com

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Capital Planning team within Housing & Neighborhood Development focuses on administering funding toward programs that help provide equity across all areas of our City, build neighborhood resilience, and empower those that call Salt Lake City home.

On the following pages you will find details regarding several US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) funded grants & programs that are administered through this team, and details regarding a flexible financing program for those looking to provide housing opportunities for low income or vulnerable residents.

We encourage you to contact our staff, ask questions, and look to be involved in a process that channels millions of dollars into our community each year. Contact information can be found here.


For more information please contact:

Amanda Best
Housing Development Program Specialist 
(801) 535-7698 | amanda.best@slcgov.com

Or

Ethan Sellers
Community Development Grant Administrator
(801) 535-6409 | ethan.sellers@slcgov.com

Or

Tony Milner
Policy and Program Manager
(801) 535-6168 | tony.milner@slcgov.com


Notice of Federal Funding Availability

Salt Lake City is now accepting applications from local nonprofits to receive federal grants designed to help with a range of community development needs, affordable and emergency housing assistance, and housing assistance for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. 

This annual endeavor is a key funding source for many nonprofits doing important work in helping those in need of housing. While the amount of federal dollars available for this round of grants, which will be distributed in 2021, has yet to be determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Salt Lake City distributed more than $6.2 million to local non-profit organizations in 2020. 

Applications are being accepted for the following annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant programs: CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA. All applications must be in alignment with goals and objectives outlined in Salt Lake City’s Housing Plan, Growing SLC, and 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. Applications will be open from Wednesday, October 14, 2020 and must be submitted by 11:59 pm Sunday, November 15, 2020.

To apply click the below buttons and fill out the application on Zoomgrants:

Application Resources & Information

Income Limits for Program Recipients



HOME, CDBG, and HOPWA all use the HOME HUD income limits for program recipients. Please refer to the fiscal year 2020-2021 numbers that are effective 07/01/2020.

ESG income limits for program recipients can be found here.
Please refer to the fiscal year 2020-2021 numbers that were effective as of 04/01/2020

Federal Funding Program Definitions

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
    The CDBG program’s primary objective is to promote the development of viable urban communities by providing affordable housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities for persons of low and moderate income.
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME)
    The HOME program’s primary objective is to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households.
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
    The HOPWA program’s primary objective is to provide housing assistance and related supportive services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)The ESG program’s primary objective is to assist individuals and families regain housing stability after experiencing a housing or homelessness crisis.

For more information please visitwww.slc.gov/hand/funding-programs/federal-grants/


Interested entities are invited to submit applications for activities that support local and national program requirements.

An application resource guide is available online at www.slc.gov/hand.

Please reach out to Amanda Best, amanda.best@slcgov.com, Ethan Sellers, ethan.sellers@slcgov.com, or Tony Milner tony.milner@slcgov.com with any questions