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Grants to New York Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Residents

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

GrantWatch ID# 201598
Agency: Local

Funding Source
City of Utica - Department of Urban and Economic Development
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Geographic Focus
USA: New York: City of Utica

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/17/23 12:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants to New York nonprofit organizations and government entities in eligible locations to benefit low- and moderate-income residents. Funding is intended to increase economic opportunities, as well as to provide adequate living circumstances and affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in Utica.

The goals of these programs are in accordance with the City’s Five-Year Consolidated Plan as well as with the 2023 – 2024 Annual Action Plan, which is being developed and seeks the development of a viable urban community through implementation of the following National Objectives:

  • Assistance to persons of low- to moderate-income
    • Safe and decent affordable housing
    • A suitable living environment
    • Expanded economic opportunity
  • Aid in the elimination of slums and blight

Application Requirements

  • The scope of Program Services must be City-based.
  • Proposed program and activities must be of direct benefit to low- to moderate-income Utica residents or address the elimination of slum and blighted conditions.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Incorporated nonprofit agencies that primarily serve low and moderate-income Utica residents are eligible to apply.

Responders must be a legally constituted non-profit organization or government entity:
- Must provide 501(c)(3) tax-exempt IRS status
- Must provide current IRS Determination Letter
- Must provide Articles of Incorporation
- Must provide current Dun and Bradstreet Number

Responders must demonstrate a minimum of twelve (12) months previous experience as of the application deadline of Friday, March 17, 2023.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Public Meeting #1: Utica City Hall, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica, NY 13502
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 5:00 PM

Public Meeting #2: Empowerment Center, 230 James Street, Utica, NY 13501
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 5:00 PM

Pre-Application Information
Funding Schedule:
- NOFA Release: Monday, February 10, 2023
- Public Meeting #1: Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 5:00 PM
- Public Meeting #2: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 5:00 PM
- Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2023, by 12:00 PM

CDBG program funds are not anticipated to be available until August 2023 at the earliest. As CDBG funds are made available on a reimbursement basis, potential applicants should plan accordingly for the delay in approval and release of the funds by the federal government after the official April 1, 2023 start of the program year.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract
April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024

Contact Information

Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Patti DeCarr at 315-792-0181 or via e-mail at

City of Utica, New York
Department of Urban & Economic Development
Attn: Mr. Michael Peek, Housing Development Specialist
Utica City Hall
1 Kennedy Plaza
Utica, New York 13502

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