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FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2020 COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT ALLOCATIONS

PUBLIC REVIEW MEETING NOTICE

COBB COUNTY

FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2020 COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT ALLOCATIONS

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, Georgia 30090 to receive comments for Cobb County’s Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) allocations received from the Georgia Department of Human Services. 

A 30-day Public Comment period commenced on Friday, May 3, 2019 and will conclude on Monday, June 3, 2019. Please direct all comments/inquiries to: Please direct all comments or inquiries to: Cobb County CDBG Program Office, 192 Anderson Street, Suite 150, Marietta, GA 30060, Telephone: 770-528-1461; Fax: 770-528-1466; or by Email: [email protected]

Download a copy of the FFY2020 CSBG Recommended Allocation Public Notice

FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Meeting Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, Georgia 30090 to receive comments on the recommended final allocations for Cobb County’s Program Year (PY) 2019 CDBG, HOME, and ESG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funding received through these programs is allocated to various activities that serve the needs of low and moderate income persons of Cobb County.  A 30-day Public Comment period commences Thursday, April 25, 2019 and will conclude Friday, May 24, 2019.

Download the Final Recommendations for PY2019 Annual Action Plan

Cobb County HUD Grant Application Process

Informational Flyer

Annual Allocation of Funding
HUD provides annual grants on a formula basis to Cobb County to support community development and housing activities for low and moderate-income households. Generally, in February of each year through the beginning of April, applications are accepted from non-profit organizations.  Application workshops are held during the grant application period for new applicants and existing subrecipients to provide detailed information about the grant programs and application process.

Download the Cobb County HUD Grant Application Process Informational Flyer

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FISCAL YEAR 2019 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office will be hosting a Grant Application Workshop on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Charles D. Switzer Public Library located at 266 Roswell Street, Marietta, GA 30060 for nonprofit organizations, local government departments and related law enforcement entities who are interested in applying for 2019 JAG funding.

The JAG Program provides states, tribes, and local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, crime victim and witness initiatives, and planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs.

Eligible activities for JAG include the following:

Law Enforcement

Prosecution & Court

Prevention & Education

Corrections & Community Corrections

Planning, Evaluation & Technology Improvement

Crime Victim & Witness Programs

Download the Fiscal Year 2019 Justice Assistance Grant Application Workshop Flyer

 

Download the Fiscal Year 2019 Justice Assistance Grant Application

Download the Fiscal Year 2019 Justice Assistance Grant Application Rating Form

 

PHASE 36 EMERGENCY FOOD & SHELTER PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office will be hosting a Grant Application Workshop on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 3:30 P.M. at the Charles D. Switzer Public Library located at 266 Roswell Street, Marietta, GA 30060 for non-profit organizations for Phase 36 EFSP Grant Application Cycle.  Interested non-profit organizations should have at least 2-years experience directly related to the proposed project.

The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP) is a Federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and has been entrusted through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. Eligible activities for EFSP include the following:

Emergency Rent/Mortgage/Utility Assistance

Mass Shelter

Supplies/Equipment

Served Meals

Support Services 

Rehabilitation/Repairs

Download the Phase 36 Emergency Food & Shelter Program Grant Application Workshop Flyer

 

Download the Phase 36 Emergency Food & Shelter Program Grant Application

Download the Phase 36 Emergency Food & Shelter Program Rating Form

 

 

PY2019 Annual Action Plan Draft Now Available

Cobb County is an entitlement community eligible to receive direct assistance under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Cobb County is also a participating jurisdiction under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and serves as the lead agency of the Georgia Urban County Consortia (GUCC), which includes Cobb County and the City of Roswell.  The County is also a formula grantee under the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).  Funds for these programs must be expended within the County and GUCC areas for participants who meet applicable eligibility criteria as outlined by program regulations. 

View the PY2019 Annual Action Plan Draft

Past Notices

September 20, 2018: Subrecipient Training

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office will host a mandatory Subrecipient Training for CDBG, HOME, ESG, CSBG, AND JAG Programs on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 9:00am.  View the Subrecipient Presentation. 

September 25, 2018: Notice of Public Information Meeting(s)

10:00 A.M.

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, 2nd Floor, Marietta, Georgia 30090, to receive comments on the recommendations for FY2018 JAG funding.

FY 2018 Justice Assistance Grant Funding

10:30 A.M.

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, 2nd Floor, Marietta, Georgia 30090, to receive comments on the reallocation of unexpended Community Development Block & Emergency Solutions Grant funds.

CDBG & ESG Reallocations

October 1 - November 2, 2018: CSBG Application Cycle Now Open

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office is now accepting FFY2020 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program applications from non-profits, organizations, participating cities in Cobb County, Cobb County Departments, and other public agencies. 

FFY2020 Application Cycle: Monday, October 1, 2018 - Friday, November 2, 2018

CSBG Application Workshop Flyer

Applications no longer accepted
All applications must have been received by November 2, 2018 by no later than 4:00 p.m.

FFY2020 CSBG Application Rating Form 

 

CSBG Grant Application Workshop

A Grant Application Workshop will be held for organizations seeking CSBG funding on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 11:00am.  Please click the link below for more information regarding the CSBG Application Workshop.

CSBG Application Workshop Flyer 

CSBG Handout 

CSBG Application Overview Presentation 

October 18, 2018: Fair Housing Workshop

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 9:00am the CDBG Program Office will host a Fair Housing Workshop at the Aline Wolfe Adult Center.  Click here for more information regarding the workshop.

October 23, 2018: Public Review Meeting

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Cobb County Civic Center – Hudgins Hall Conference Room located at 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060 to receive comments on the proposed budget of Cobb County’s Program Year 2019 CDBG, HOME, and ESG  70% recommended allocations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the PY2019 Annual Action Plan.

View the PY2019 CDBG HOME ESG 70% Recommendations

Feb - March, 2019: PY2020 Grant Application Workshops

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office is soliciting Grant Program Year 2020 Applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs.  Applications will be accepted from Friday, February 1, 2019 through Friday, April 5, 2019.  Grant applications should be submitted in-person to the CDBG Program Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019

Download the PY2020 CDBG, HOME & ESG Grant Application Workshop Flyer

Grant Application Workshops will be held to provide additional information to assist beginners and those who desire to strengthen their organization’s grant application. Please plan to attend one (1) of the following workshops:

WORKSHOP DATES & LOCATIONS

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 2:00 p. m.
The Rosenwald School
4861 School Street, Acworth, GA 30101

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:00 p. m.
Cobb County Civic Center  - Hudgins Hall
548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 2:00 p. m.
Ron Anderson Recreation Center 
3820 Macedonia Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:00 p. m.
Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center
884 Church Street, Smyrna, GA 30080

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 2:00 p. m.
South Cobb Recreation Center
875 Riverside Parkway, Austell, GA 30168

WORKSHOP TOPICS

  • CDBG, HOME, & ESG Overview
  • Program Eligibility
  • Application Requirements
  • Detailed Information on Completing Application

Download the PY2020 CDBG, HOME & ESG Grant Application Workshop Flyer

Download the PY2020 CDBG, HOME & ESG Grant Application Workshop Presentation 

Download the PY2020 CDBG, HOME & ESG Grant Application Workshop Handout

February 2019 - Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting

1861 TEASLEY DRIVE, SMYRNA, GA 30080

PUBLIC FACILITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT MEETING

Cobb County is requesting feedback from residents, service providers, business owners, and other interested parties to assess the use of a County – owned facility located at 1861 Teasley Drive, Smyrna, GA 30080. 

The interested parties can submit feedback at the County’s Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting that will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Aline Wolfe Recreation Center located at 884 Church Street, Smyrna, GA 30080.

The survey results will be tabulated and considered in an effort to structure the application process towards eligible non-profit organizations.  This facility was previously funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  As such, all project and program services must benefit 51% low-to-moderate income persons as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

For more information regarding the Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting, download the Public Facility Needs Assessment Notice.

Download the Public Facility Needs Assessment Survey for 1861 Teasley Drive

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - Public Review Meeting

FY2018 REVISED JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT ALLOCATIONS

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Cobb County CDBG Program Office – Conference Room located at 192 Anderson Street, Suite 150, Marietta, Georgia 30060, to receive comments on the amended FY2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) allocations. 

A 30-day Public Comment period commenced Wednesday, February 13, 2019 and will conclude Thursday, March 14, 2019.  Please direct all comments/inquiries to: Cobb County CDBG Program Office, 192 Anderson Street, Suite 150, Marietta, GA 30060; Telephone: 770-528-1455; Fax: 770-528-1466; E-mail: [email protected] .

Download the FY2018 JAG Revised Allocations Public Notice

March 15, 2019: Cobb County's PY2018 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

PUBLIC REVIEW MEETING NOTICE

COBB COUNTY’S PY2018 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE & EVALUATION REPORT

PUBLICATION DATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019

PUBLIC COMMENTS DUE BY: FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019 – 5:00 P.M.

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners room located at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, Georgia to receive comments on Cobb County’s PY2018 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report [CAPER] for the time period of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] requires Cobb County to submit an annual report describing its performance using federal, state, local, and private resources to meet priorities and objectives set forth in the County’s PY2016 - 2020 Consolidated Plan.  This report provides a review of activities carried out under the Community Development Block Grant [CDBG], Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program to address the needs of the low and moderate income citizens, the homeless, the elderly and the mentally and/or physically disabled persons in Cobb County. 

Download the PY2018 CAPER Public Review Meeting Notice Flyer for more information

March 27, 2019: 315 Hillcrest Drive, Mableton, GA 30126 Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting

315 HILLCREST DRIVE, MABLETON, GA 30126

PUBLIC FACILITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT MEETING

Cobb County is requesting feedback from residents, service providers, business owners, and other interested parties to assess the use of a County – owned facility located at 315 Hillcrest Drive, Mableton, GA 30126

The interested parties can submit feedback at the County’s Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting that will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the South Cobb Regional Library located at 805 Clay Road, Mableton, GA 30126.

The survey results will be tabulated and considered in an effort to structure the application process towards eligible non-profit organizations.  This facility was previously funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  As such, all project and program services must benefit 51% low-to-moderate income persons as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

For more information regarding the Public Facility Needs Assessment Meeting, download the Public Facility Needs Assessment Notice.

Download the Public Facility Needs Assessment Survey for 315 Hillcrest Drive

April 25, 2019: Proposed Amendment – CDBG & HOME Reallocations - Cobb County Program Years 2014-2018 Annual Action Plans

PUBLIC REVIEW MEETING NOTICE

PROPOSED AMENDMENT – CDBG & HOME Reallocations

COBB COUNTY PROGRAM YEARS 2014-2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS

A Public Review Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, GA 30090 to receive comments on the reallocation of unexpended Program Years (PY) PY2015-PY2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds and PY2014, and PY2016-PY2018 HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds.  This Amendment is classified as substantial and warrants a Public Review Meeting and 30-day Public Comment period.  A 30-day Public Comment period commences on Monday, April 1, 2019 and concludes on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Please direct all comments or inquiries to: Cobb County CDBG Program Office, 192 Anderson Street, Suite 150, Marietta, GA 30060, Telephone: 770-528-1461; Fax: 770-528-1466; or by Email: [email protected]

Download the CDBG & HOME Reallocations Public Notice

 

January 31, 2019: PY2020 CDBG, HOME & ESG APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!

The PY2020 CDBG, HOME, and ESG Applications are now available for download below.  For more information regarding these programs, visit our Grant Programs webpage.

Download PY2020 CDBG Public Facilities Application

Download PY2020 CDBG Public Facilities Rating Form

Download PY2020 CDBG Public Services Application

Download PY2020 CDBG Public Services Rating Form

Download PY2020 HOME Application

Download PY2020 HOME Rating Form

Download PY2020 CHDO Application

Download PY2020 CHDO Rating Form

Download PY2020 ESG Application

Download PY2020 ESG Rating Form