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: www.modestogov.com.  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 hramirez@modestogov.com.  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.


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