Washoe County CDBG Program
For FY22 Grants (Performance Period starting July 1, 2021)
Washoe County will be considering projects for the Nevada State Community Development Block Grant program funding FY22. Washoe County is eligible to apply for projects located in unincorporated areas of the county. The public is invited to participate by providing ideas, comments and suggestions concerning potential projects. Public meetings will be held on:
GRANT PROPOSAL DEADLINE MARCH 9, 2021
You must have a Zoom Grants account set-up by Washoe County prior to the intent to apply
Washoe County will be considering projects for the Nevada State Community Development Block Grant program, COVID-19 Round 2 and Round 3. Washoe County is eligible to apply for projects located in Washoe County for Round 2, and in the unincorporated areas of the county for Round 3. The public is invited to participate by providing ideas, comments and suggestions concerning potential projects.
The public comment period will be open from March 22, 2021 through March 29, 2021
CDBG POTENTIAL PROJECTS REVIEW MEETING
MARCH 22, 2021
No members of the public will be allowed in the meeting room due to concerns for public safety resulting from the COVID-19 emergency and pursuant to the Governor of Nevada’s Declaration of Emergency Directive 006 Section 1 which suspends the requirement in NRS 241.023(1)(b) that there be a physical location designated for meetings of public bodies where members of the public are permitted to attend and participate. This meeting will be held by teleconference only.
As required by the Governor’s Declaration of Emergency Directive 006 Section 2, members of the public may submit public comment by teleconference by logging into the ZOOM webinar by accessing the following link:
NOTE: This option will require a computer with audio and video capabilities. Additionally, public comment can be submitted via email to Washoe311@washoecounty.us or by leaving a voice message at: (775) 954-4664.
Washoe County does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and provides equal access with regard to employment, programs, services, activities and facilities. Accommodation for persons with disabilities or non-English speaking residents will be made available upon request. Requests for accommodation, or requests for further information, should be directed to Gabrielle Enfield in the Washoe County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 11130, Reno, NV 89520 or by calling 775-233-3957. Persons using a TTY please use Relay Nevada by calling 711 or 800-676-3777.
Gerlach, NV Economic Development: Covid Planning and Relief - $480,000.00
In order to provide for the economic vitality of Northern Washoe County, which was
negatively impacted by the cancellation of the 2020 Burning Man event due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this grant will assist in the development of appropriately socially distant lodging and food service for 200 staff who will be onsite working to build infrastructure to enable the production of the 2021 Burning Man event.
Washoe Safe Camp - $244,062.00
This grant will be utilized for the operational costs involved in starting a pilot safe camp program to address the needs of people experiencing homelessness in our community. This program will ensure that people experiencing homelessness have a safe, low barrier option to begin the process of transitioning into housing. This outdoor approach will allow campers to remain in the fresh high desert air as opposed to communal indoor options which pose greater risk for