CARVER HEIGHTS/MONTCLAIR AREA
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Staff recommends approval to make application for the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) grant in the amount of $75,000 to carry out financial and technical assistance programs to eligible non-profit agencies for housing, economic and community development projects.
The RCDI grant will be made to a qualified applicant (Carver Height CRA) that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients (non-profit agencies) to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development.
If awarded, the grant will help non-profits carryout homeownership education, small business development, neighborhood planning and other initiatives that will help to redevelop neighborhoods and provide services. The grant funds require a 50/50 match, and the program can be structured for a three-year period.
1. Approve the request to apply for the RCDI grant, or;
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The proposed grant application will require a $75,000 match from the Carver Heights CRA which will be funded from available loan proceeds as a match during the three-year grant period.
Submission Date and Time: 12/15/2010 4:29 PM____
Prepared by: ______________________
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Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________JB______
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CARVER HEIGHTS/MONTCLAIR AREA COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT aGENCY AUTHORIZING STAFF TO APPLY FOR THE RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (RCDI) IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000 TO CARRYOUT FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR NON-PROFITS AGENCIES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CARVER HEIGHTS/MONTCLAIR AREA COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to apply for a Rural Community Development Initiative, whose address is P O Box 147010, Gainesville, FL 32614-7010, on behalf of the Carver Heights/Montclair Area CRA.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Carver Heights CRA of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _20th____ day of _December.________ 2010.