CEDO

Current Applications

2019 CDBG Applications:

The following applications were received in response to a Notice of Funding Availability for 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Applications are separated into the Public Service and Development categories because federal law caps the amount of Community Development Block Grant funding that can be spent on Public Service projects at 15% of the City's total allocation. The CDBG Advisory Board reviewed non-CEDO applications during January, February, and March of 2019. CEDO’s CDBG applications were reviewed by the Administration during January and February.  All recommendations for funding were forwarded to the Mayor and City Council, and a Public Hearing before City Council was held on April 29th, 2019 to finalize CDBG funding allocation. 

 

The 2019 applications are available for public review at the Community & Economic Development Office and below in PDF versions:

PUBLIC SERVICE APPLICATIONS (** Indicates a 2-year grant request)
Organization  

 Project    Project             

 Description

Amount Requested Board Recommendation

ECHO**

ECHO Early Learning

 

Free child-caregiver enrichment program training caregivers and supporting healthy development and school readiness for early learners outside of the formal care system.  Serving 90+ children and 70+ caregivers weekly.

$50,000

$31,000

LUND** Lund Early Childhood Ed. Program

 

Early Education program that provides 5 STAR care and education for 50 children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.  The play based program follows a therapeutic curriculum designed to mitigate the effects of exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and maximize the intense period of brain development in early childhood. 

$40,000

$27,018

Sara Holbrook Community Center** Elementary Afterschool Program

 

An elementary afterschool program that offers a wide range of fun and enriching learning opportunities and activities for students K-5.  The 5 STAR program provides a safe and healthy space for 36 children to learn, play, and grow.  

$25,000

$25,000

The Dream Program, Inc.**  Dream Summer Daycamp Scholarships Educational and recreational programming for 70 youth per year, aged 5 - 18,  living in affordable housing. 

$40,000

$0
ReSource YouthBuild Alternative youth training program for low-income youth providing professional development in the fields of construction and weatherization, the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, and personal development opportunities. 

$15,000

$0

CVOEO - Chittenden Community Action Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Free tax preparation services for low-income households.

$10,000

$10,000

TOTAL REQUESTED $180,000  
TOTAL PS GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE (ESTIMATE) $93,018 $93,018
DIFFERENCE ($86,982)  

 

 

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS
Organization  

 Project   

 Project             

 Description

Amount Requested Board Recommendation
Champlain Housing Trust Laurentide Apartments aka Cambrian Rise Development of 76 new affordable apartments in the new Cambrian Rise neighborhood $100,000

$80,000

Champlain Housing Trust  BRHIP/ONE
Rehabilitation of 60 existing affordable apartments scattered throughout Burlington. 
$30,000 $23,811
Champlain Housing Trust St. Joseph's Community Center aka Old North End CC
Rehabilitation of St. Joseph's School/Old North End Community Center to support existing programming and improve energy efficiency.
$227,000 $185,044

Community Health Centers of Burlington

CHCB Safe Harbor Health Center Infrastructure Upgrade
Rehabilitation of a healthcare center for the homeless to reduce the risk of heating system failure and increase health and safety of facilities. 
$53,940  $0     

Mercy Connections

Women's Small Business Program
Entrepreneurship and Financial Management classes for low-income women.
$65,000 $0
CVOEO
Financial Futures Micro Business Dev. Program
Business coaching and support for low to moderate income persons.
$57,824 $40,000
TOTAL REQUESTED $533,764  
TOTAL PS GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE (ESTIMATE) $323,855 $323,855
DIFFERENCE ($204,909)