Bloomington social service agencies affected by pandemic may apply for federal funding

Bloomington-based social services that have been affected by the pandemic can apply for federal funds through the City of Bloomington’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Department, according to a press release from the City of Bloomington.

Funding requests are made through the U.S. Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and are available on the city’s website. website. Applications should be sent by email to [email protected] before 4:00 p.m. on July 2.

HAND staff will be available to assist applicants on Zoom on June 22 and 23 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., which can be found on the City’s website. website.

According to the statement, there will be approximately $ 650,000 in funding for the CARES Act’s Community Development Block Grants Program Special Program. HAND administers federal funds through the Community Development Block Grants Program.

HAND will make recommendations for applications to be funded to the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission at its public meeting on July 19. There will be an opportunity for public comment July 21-26. housing and urban development by August 16 and selected agencies can expect funding this fall.

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