The City of Concord and Mt. Diablo Health Care District offer grants to nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations and public agencies. Funding sources consist of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Child Care Developer Fees, and Mt. Diablo Health Care District funds. Each funding source described below has its own requirements and criteria. No grants are available to individuals for any purpose.
The Concord Community Services Commission and Mt. Diablo Health Care District Grant Committee evaluate all proposals according to established evaluation criteria, and make funding recommendations to City Council (also serving as the Mt. Diablo Health Care District Board of Directors) according to a timeline. Concord's City Council makes all final funding decisions in a Council meeting usually held in May.
If you are interested in being notified of funding availability during the next funding cycle or need more information about the grant process, contact the Community Grants Manager at (925) 671-3327 or email@example.com to be added to the email notification list.
Mt. Diablo Health Care District funding
The Mt. Diablo Health Care District includes areas within the boundaries of Concord and Pleasant Hill. Funding is targeted at organizations and agencies that serve residents in these two cities within health related funding priorities outlined in the Strategic Plan. The application period for FY 2013-14 funding is open from March 25 – April 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding
Funding is provided for nonprofits and public agencies that serve low-income Concord residents including seniors, disabled adults, youth, homeless, or to provide housing, economic development, or infrastructure projects. The funding priorities are determined by the 5-year Consolidated Plan for 2010-2015 and outlined in Appendix 6 Priority Need Tables for City of Concord. The grant cycle for fiscal year 2014-15 funding opens in early October 2013 and grant applications are due December 2013.
The City of Concord is a member of the Contra Costa HOME Consortium, which includes the cities of Antioch, Pittsburg, Walnut Creek, Richmond and the Urban County representing all other cities. One joint grant process for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for all of Contra Costa County is generally conducted every two years (exception will be one year grant cycle for FY2014-15), using a single application that can be submitted to all jurisdictions.