Community Agency Funding

To be eligible to receive these funds, applicants must meet a number of minimum application and contracting requirements.

The Community Agency funding process is highly competitive. Request for Proposal (RFP) and application packets are generally issued annually, with the proposals due in December. Proposals are reviewed December through April and funds are awarded by City Council in April. Funded program activities begin in July.

The application process for funding for FY19-20 is closed. If you wish to be added to the Interested Parties e-mail list to learn about opportunities for funding in FY20-21, please e-mail As of February 20, 2019 the Community Services Commission (CSC) has developed draft funding recommendations which can be found below. The Public Comment Period was open between February 21, 2019 and March 2019 and is now closed.

Additional opportunities for public comment will also be welcomed by e-mail, mail, or in person at the April 2, 2019 City Council Work Session, or the May 14, 2019 City Council Public Hearing.

A separate RFP for Fair Housing is available May 8, 2019 and will be due by 5pm, May 28, 2019. For questions about the RFP, please contact Community Services Manager Monica Davis at

 For more information, please call the Community Services Division at 510.583.4250