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Number of People Helped in fort Collins

The chart below gives you a snapshot of our numbers. The green people represent the total people helped. The orange and yellow people represent the number of children within the total number. For example in FY2010, we helped 10,232 persons and out of that total 4,061 were children.

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How We Help

The City of Fort Collins assists low-moderate income citizens of Fort Collins in the areas of affordable housing and human services. This assistance, allocated via a competitive process, comes in the form of grants or loans to local housing agencies and human service providers.

The source of this funding are federal and local dollars. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME). The City’s general fund provides funding through the Affordable Housing Fund (AHF) and the Human Services Program (HSP). To learn more about funding, check out our funding page.

How Much We Help

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2011 Human Services Funding Report

In the 2010 fiscal year (October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2011), our funding recipients served a total of 10,232 low-moderate income individuals in Fort Collins. Affordable Housing and Human Services gave:

  • $567,959 in the form of 20 grants to 18 local non-profit agencies,
  • $178,358 in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars, and
  • $389,601 in local Human Services Program (HSP) money.

For the 2011 fiscal year (October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2012), City Council approved funding by giving:

  • $689,458 in the form of 24 grants with 22 local non-profit agencies (an increase of $121,499 dollars),
  • $149,124 in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars,
  • $389,601 in local Human Services Program (HSP) dollars, and
  • $150,733 in HSP Keep Fort Collins Great dollars.

For a snapshot of our funding, check out the Human Services Funding Report above. For an extensive look at our funding data, please visit out document downloads and select a report.

For More Information

Please contact Sharon Thomas, 970-221-6595,