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Public Notice: Proposals accepted for CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grant funding

Posted Jan. 31, 2017

The Neighborhood Services Department is inviting non-profit social services agencies and city departments offering neighborhood-based services to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) for public services, housing rehabilitation, and architectural barrier removal programs that will provide benefits to eligible households and neighborhoods. Funding recommendations based on proposals submitted under this RFP will result in an annual contract dated from Oct. 1, 2017, through Sept. 30, 2018.

This RFP is to award Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds for 2017-2018. CDBG Proposals must be for programs that provide services to low- and moderate-income City of Fort Worth families. ESG Proposals must address the needs of homeless individuals and families in the City of Fort Worth. HOPWA Proposals must address the needs of persons with HIV/AIDS living in Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Wise, Hood and Somervell counties.The estimated funding amounts available are:

  • CDBG: $962,101
  • ESG: $527,279
  • HOPWA: $1,001,553

The Neighborhood Services Department will hold pre-proposal conferences at the Neighborhood Services Department third-floor conference room, 908 Monroe St.:

  • 5 p.m. Feb. 8
  • 11 a.m. Feb. 9
  • 3 p.m. Feb. 10

Interested applicants must attend at least one pre-proposal conference to be considered for funding.

Information about this Request for Proposals (RFP) is available at the City of Fort Worth’s Neighborhood Services Department website.

Any questions should be directed to David Reitz, senior planner.

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