The Planning Department manages several financial assistance programs to help businesses and residents make transformative improvements within Oklahoma City's neighborhoods and business districts.
CDBG Public Facilities Assistance Program - Solicitation for Proposals
The City of Oklahoma City (CITY) Planning Department’s Housing & Community Development Division is seeking proposals from nonprofit agencies that wish to develop capital projects considered public facilities that primarily benefit low‐ and moderate‐income persons or areas. Funds from the CITY’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program are dedicated for this purpose.
Examples of public facility projects that may be eligible under this opportunity include construction or renovation of: senior centers; facilities serving persons with disabilities, or low income youth; adult day care or child care centers; homeless shelters; congregate housing for people with special needs; health clinics; green spaces or parks (owned/controlled and maintained by the nonprofit). Public facilities may also include community‐based or neighborhood‐controlled public spaces. Infrastructure in support of eligible community‐ development or neighborhood‐based projects may be funded.
Eligible Projects must meet an eligible CDBG activity under CDBG regulations at 24 CFR 570.201‐207 and a National Objective per CDBG regulations at 24 CFR 570.208.
The Commercial District Revitalization Program (CDRP) helps residents create, market, organize and maintain commercial districts. Read more. Please check out our Commercial District Revolving Loan Program.
The City of OKC's residential financial assistance programs are generally limited to people who qualify based on their income. Read more.