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6/25/2015 - Community Development RFP Ad

Community Development Funding Available

Requests for Proposals

The City of East Providence is currently soliciting proposals for the use of $662,221 of Community Development Block Grant funds. They are to be used to address the needs of East Providences’ neighborhoods during the fiscal year July1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. Funding categories include economic development, public facilities, affordable housing, and public services.

Applications and technical assistance are available by calling David Bachrach at 401.435.7536, mailing a request to:  Community Development Division, 145 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914, or e-mailing dbachrach@cityofeastprov.com. All proposals must be submitted on the 2015 - 2016 Application for Funding Form as a word document, no later than the application deadline of July 6, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.

 

Public Hearing

Community Development Block Grant 2015

The City of East Providence is holding a Public Hearing to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the how these funds are proposed to be used over the next year and the goals for this funding over the next 5 years from 2015 through 2010.

Recommendations for funding will be presented during a Public Hearing on July 7, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. at East Providence’s City Hall, 145 Taunton Avenue. All are encouraged to participate to provide comments on how these funds are planned to be used over the next year and the goals for the next 5 years.

This hearing starts a comment period, from July 8th, 2015 and ends on August 8th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.  Written comments should be directed to David Bachrach, Community Development Division using the contact information below. All comments must be received by the last day of the comment period to be reviewed and considered. A copy of all comments will be included in the 1& 5 year Plans to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on August 11, 2015.

Send comments to: Attention: dbachrach@cityofeastprov.com or David Bachrach, 145 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, R.I. 02914 or call for more information: 401-435-7536

For more information, please visit the Community Development Webpage