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Deadline is Thursday to Apply for City Spring Competitive Process

This news was released 212 days ago and may contain inaccurate information.

Thursday is the deadline to apply for the City’s 2014 Spring Competitive Process for human and social services agencies.

Twice a year, the City’s Social Sustainability department seeks applications from agencies that serve low-income Fort Collins residents through housing and other public services. City Council ultimately allocates the funding – a combination of federal and City sources – after recommendations from the City’s Community Development Block Grant Commission.

The spring 2013 process funded 29 projects and programs totaling $1.5 million. About $1 million was awarded in the fall.

Among the projects funded in the fall:

  • The City’s Homebuyer Assistance Program (HBA), $200,000 for downpayment assistance to low-income first-time homebuyers.
  • Larimer Home Improvement Program managed by Housing Authority of Loveland, $30,000 for the Emergency Funds for low-income homeowners living in Fort Collins.
  • Housing Catalyst, nearly $900,000 to rehab affordable housing.
  • Neighbor to Neighbor, $35,000 to replace windows at Coachlight Plaza with energy-efficient windows.

For an application, contact Sharon Thomas at or 970.221.6595.

Contact
  • Sharon Thomas Grant Administrator 970-221-6595 Website