2020 CDBG Proposals

2020 CDBG Proposals

Non-Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject DescriptionFunding Request
Town of AmherstMill Lane Multi-use Path from Route 116 to Groff Park $             480,000.00
Amherst Housing Authority
Watson Farms Building Envelope Rehabilitation Project $             200,888.00
Valley CDCMicroenterprise Assistance Program $               32,000.00Available Budget

Sub-Total $            712,888.00 $           536,250.00

Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject DescriptionFunding Request
Amherst Survival CenterFood Pantry program with expanded monthly distribution, Kids Boost Program and year round fresh produce $               56,650.00
Amherst Community Connections
Housing-based Homeless Services for support to individuals at risk of becoming homeless or are homeless $               50,000.00
Family Outreach of Amherst
Community Housing Support Program to help prevent homelessness and stabilize housing $               50,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County
Youth mentoring in partnership with ARPS Family Center $               40,000.00
Amherst Boys & Girls ClubExpand youth development activities during out of school hours for ages 6-18 $               35,000.00
The Literacy Project
Passport to Success: Free adult literacy classes and college and job readiness skill building and advising $               30,000.00
Center for New Americans
Economic Self-sufficiency for Immigrants and Refugees through Education, Career, and Support Services $               30,000.00
Jones Library Inc. (ESL Center)
English and Citizenship for Seniors with basic literacy and communication skills $               11,116.14Available Budget

Sub-Total $            302,766.14 $           165,000.00

Grant Administration--capped at 15% of grant application
 $           123,750.00


 $          825,000.00