Technical Workshops & Program Funds Allocation

CDBG & HOME PROGRAM FUNDS ALLOCATION

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. Annual allocations of CDBG and HOME program funds are made through recommendations from the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) to the Killeen City Council. 

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-Application Workshops will begin January 20, 2023 for PY 2023-24 programs.

The Program Year 2023-2024 Pre-Application Workshop schedule consists of attending one (1) workshop offered from the schedule. The workshops are available can be attended either in person (space is limited) or via one of the scheduled Zoom Meetings. All interested applicants wishing to submit an application for funding are required to register and attend one (1) pre-application workshop.   

Each workshop session is limited to: 12 attending in-person - maximum of 2 persons per agency/entity; Unlimited participation on Zoom Meetings.

Registration link: Coming soon

Pre-Application Workshop Schedule 

(Schedule coming soon)

The Pre-Application is a simple process requiring the applicant to provide basic information about the proposed activity/project/program/service and the applicant’s formal documentation associated with the applicant/entity type.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS/APPLICATION FOR FUNDING (afF)

Annual Applications for Funding (AFF) will be provided to applicant/entities who have attended a pre-application workshop and have received an “eligible to apply” status from the Community Development Division.   The AFF will be first available on February 21, 2023, for an applicant/entity receiving notice of “eligibility to apply”.

The PY2023-24 Application for Funding deadline is 5:00 PM CST, March 31, 2023.

AFFs must be submitted as a ‘Zip File’ in accordance with the AFF Instructions.

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 To Killeen City COuncil

CDAC prepares their recommendations and presents those priority proposals, through two Public Hearings, to the Killeen City Council. Currently, the presentations are scheduled for June 27, 2023 and July 25, 2023 (check the Council Meeting schedule and Agenda). 

HUD APPROVAL of Annual action plan 

Upon Council approval, the proposed projects/programs/activities are submitted to HUD in the Annual Action Plan (AAP) 2023. Final approval of the AAP 2023 is generally granted in late September. Community Development Staff prepares and executes grant agreements with the approved entities to begin their project/program/activity.

CDBG & HOME Program Funds Allocation process

Request for Proposals (february - march)

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.