CDBG-CV Grant Applications

Overview

The City of Billings will award Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding (CDBG-CV) to eligible nonprofit organizations and/or public agencies to support coronavirus response for low-income individuals and families in Billings. 

Application Submission

  • Step One: Download the CDBG-CV Grant Application Guidebook and become familiar with the process, details, and timelines. Gather the required information in preparation for completing the online application forms.

  • Step Two: Complete and submit the online General & Organization Information - Part 1 application form that includes general applicant organization information. Part 1 must be completed and submitted ONCE, regardless of the number of projects / activities proposed. Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2022.

  • Step Three: Complete and submit one or more of the following applications:

    • Public Services - Part 2 Application: Utilize this application if seeking an award over $15,000! Public services are generally social services provided to those in need. Activities may include emergency subsistence payments, health / mental health care, food delivery, non-congregant shelter, internet access, etc. Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. January 28, 2022.

      • Seeking a public service award from $10,000 to $15,000? A fast-track allocation process for public service awards from $10,000 to $15,000 was approved by the Billings City Council December 20, 2021. An abbreviated application and attachment instructions may be found by clicking here.
    • Public Facility - Part 3 ApplicationOn-site improvements to buildings or properties owned by the government or owned by a nonprofit organization and the property is open to the general public during normal business hours. Activities may include new public restrooms, handwashing stations, wireless internet access in public spaces, and small-scale construction projects to enhance social distancing. Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. January 28, 2022.

      Please note: 
      Organizations seeking funding for housing projects must apply through the Affordable Housing Development program at www.BillingsMT.gov/chdo

If an organization is proposing more than one project / activity, multiple Part 2 and / or Part 3 applications may be submitted.

Deadline

The CDBG-CV application was open from Friday, December 10, 2021, and complete applications had to be submitted by 5:00pm MST on Friday, January 28, 2022.  Please click here for a list of applications received. 

Technical assistance on eligibility and the submission process is available until 4:30pm on Friday, January 21, 2022. While every effort will be made to respond to requests for technical assistance within 24 business hours, applicant patience is requested. Please plan accordingly and apply as early as possible. To request technical assistance, please contact Tam Rodier, Community Development Program Coordinator, at 406-657-8284 (TTY 711) or contact via email rodiert@billingsmt.gov