City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Hugo Ramirez, (209) 577-5368
Release Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 11:40:00 AM

Grant Funding Available for Non-profits Serving Modesto

The City of Modesto is making available a projected $155,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Public Services (direct services designed to benefit low- and moderate-income persons) and $160,000 in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds for emergency shelter, street outreach, homelessness prevention, and rapid re-housing activities for Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014).

A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be made available on Monday, January 28, 2012 on the City’s website:  Prerequisite RFP and Technical Assistance (TA) workshops will also be held on Monday, January 28 at 10 am (morning session) and 2 pm (afternoon session) in Chambers – Basement Level, 1010 Tenth Street, Modesto – attendees need only attend one session.  To register, contact Hugo Ramírez at (209) 577-5368 or  Proposals must be received by 4:30 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2012. 

For additional information, call (209) 577-5368, fax (209) 544-3982, or TDD (hearing-impaired only) 1 (800) 735-2929.  Please contact Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhoods Department at (209) 577-5245 within 48 hours of the RFP and TA workshop, should any special accommodations be needed.


To contact the City of Modesto Public Information Office,
call Jim Arnold at (209) 571-5125. E-mail: