Local nonprofit organizations to receive grant funds from City of Huntsville
Published on April 27, 2023
Seven local organizations will soon receive grant funds from the City of Huntsville through a program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
At its April 27 meeting, City Council authorized the City’s Community Development Office to distribute Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the following organizations:
Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization – $15,500
Funds will alleviate operating costs and administrative salaries of personnel overseeing the Non-Violent Re-Entry Program.
Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama – $166,039
Funds will alleviate costs of administrative salaries for personnel overseeing educational, preventive, leadership, recreational and organized sports programs.
Harris Home for Children – $15,000
Funds will alleviate operating costs of the Foster Care and Child Place Program.
ENABLE Madison County – $20,000
Funds will alleviate costs of administrative salaries for personnel overseeing the Emergency Home Repair and Disability Modifications Program.
Village of Promise – $15,000
Funds will alleviate costs of administrative salaries for personnel overseeing the Middle School Success Program.
HATCH – $145,000
Funds will alleviate operating costs, administrative salaries and professional services contributing to economic and workforce development.
Council also approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into an agreement between the City and First Stop for the use of $150,000 in CDBG-Coronavirus funds from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and HUD. The agreement modification brings the total amount awarded to First Stop to $2 million.
To read the City’s approved 2023 Annual Action Plan for CDBG and HOME funds, click here.