Technical Workshops & Program Funds Allocation

PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

Pre-Application Workshops will be held for interested Applicants considering submittal of an Application for Funding under the City of Killeen CDBG and HOME programs. The workshops will provide a comprehensive review of the minimum requirements necessary of each applicant entity outside of City Departments. These minimum requirements will be applicable to applicants and proposed activities submitted during the PY 2020-2024 Consolidated Strategic Plan under HUD program years 2020 through 2024 (October 1, 2020, October 1, 2021, and October 1, 2022, October 1, 2023, October 1, 2024).

Pre-Applications will be scheduled in March 2022 for PY 2022-23 programs.

CDBG & HOME Program Funds Allocation

Request for Proposals (March - april)

All City of Killeen CDBG and HOME program funds are allocated through a competitive process. The process begins with Community Planning Meetings, followed by the publication of a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) and requests for proposals from eligible entities for eligible activities. The process continues with presentation of proposed eligible activities (projects/programs) by approved applicant entities to the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC).

Prioritization (may)

CDAC prioritizes the proposals in accordance with the National Objectives and eligible activities that will benefit low- and moderate-income persons through Area Benefit, Limited Clientele, or by Urgent Need.

Recommendations (june-july)

CDAC prepares their recommendations and presents those priority proposals, through two Public Hearings, to the Killeen City Council.

Approval (august)

Upon Council approval, the proposed projects/programs/activities are submitted to HUD for final approval, which is generally granted in late September or early October. Community Development Department Staff prepares and executes grant agreements and the approved proposals from eligible entities can begin their project/program/activity.