The County of San Mateo invites applications for FY 2024-25 housing and community development activities and projected funded via federal and State funding and the Equity Innovation Fund (EIF) Program. The three Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) include:

  • FEDERAL CDBG & HOME GRANT-FUNDED CAPITAL PROJECTS for Housing Development, Acquisition and Rehabilitation activities as well as Public Facility Development and Improvement activities. These activities will be funded via federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. For the Capital Project Application, select “Apply for San Mateo County FY2024-25 Housing Funding” or “Apply for San Mateo County FY2024-25 Public Facilities Funding” in City Data Services.
  • FEDERAL CDBG AND ESG, AND STATE PLHA AND ESG GRANT-FUNDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES for Public Services, Shelter Services, Rapid Re-Housing, Fair Housing, Micro-Enterprise and Home Repair Programs. These activities will funded be via Federal CDBG, Federal/State Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and State Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Programs. For the Community Development Application, select “Apply for San Mateo County FY2024-25 Community Development/Equity Innovation Fund, San Mateo County and/or the City of San Mateo, Redwood City, and South San Francisco FY2024-25 Public Service Funding” in City Data Services
  • EQUITY INNOVATION FUND for housing and community development activities that are outside of traditional programs and projects, principally benefit lower-income persons, support racial, ethnic, gender, and economic equity in San Mateo County. These activities will be funded via local, Measure K funding. For the Equity Innovation Fund Application, select “Apply for San Mateo County FY2024-25 Community Development/Equity Innovation Fund, San Mateo County and/or the City of San Mateo, Redwood City, and South San Francisco FY2024-25 Public Service Funding” in City Data Services.

Based on 2023-24 funding the County estimates there will be approximately $4,450,143.82 to distribute for Capital Projects and $1,553,244.02 to distribute for Community Development activities. An additional $482,986 will be available through the Equity Innovation Fund NOFA. Until Congress adopts a final budget, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) approves the County’s PLHA annual funding application, and the State releases its final ESG allocation amounts, the total amount of funds to be available will not be known.

Schedule of Events for the FY 2024-2025 NOFA (subject to change with the exception of the Application submission time/day)

EVENT

TARGET DATE


NOFA Published & Posted on Dept. of Housing website
(Applications available on CDS)*

 

December 5, 2023


NOFA Technical Assistance (TA) Session for Applicants
 


January 4, 2024, 2:00 – 3:30PM

Zoom Link: https://smcgov.zoom.us/j/98413733178

Meeting ID: 984 1373 3178

Passcode: 260512
 

Application Submission Due Date

(Applications must be submitted via CDS)*

January 18, 2024, by 5:00PM PST

Housing & Community Development Committee (HCDC) Study Session


February 22, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00PM

Location: TBD
 

HCDC Public Hearing


February 29, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00PM (Tentative)

Location: TBD

Zoom Link: Please contact Alejandro Segura to register. Email: asegura@smcgov.org
 


Board of Supervisors Meeting (for Funding Allocations)
 

April 23, 2024

*Please see the NOFAs for instructions on how to access the CDS online application platform