The City of El Paso’s Department of Community and Human Development (DCHD) invites the community to provide feedback on large-scale public facility projects that have been submitted that by several agencies.

Approximately $1.4 million of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds has been set aside by the City for large scale public facilities improvements that demonstrate a high community impact, benefit primarily low-to-moderate-income populations, and leverage ongoing community investments. CDBG funds can potentially be used for renovation and/or new construction of a public facility, park, or open space.

Large-scale public facility project submissions are as follows:

  • Centro San Vicente, Healthcare Center Renovation
  • City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, JP Shawver Park Improvements
  • City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, All Abilities Playground at Mountain View Park
  • City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, Rae Gilmore Recreation Center Improvements
  • YWCA, Joyce Jaynes Branch Renovation

All of these proposals provide a deep impact to our community in different ways. This form provides a summary for each of the project submissions. Read up on each of these projects, and then provide your feedback on any or all of these projects by completing the last text field for each section.


NOTE: DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FEEDBACK IS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2020. Individuals are allowed to leave feedback on multiple projects and are not limited to providing feedback for just one project.

Community + Human Development is currently accepting
funding proposals for PY 2021-2022

Funding is available by the following three entitlement grants:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds may be utilized for various activities including public facilities improvements, public services, housing, and economic development programs.

The following amounts are projected for PY 2021-2022:

  • $1,404,659 for Citywide Public Facilities projects
  • $500,000 for District #1 Public Facilities projects
  • $500,000 for District #8 Public Facilities projects
  • $396,232 for Public Services programs under the Mental & Medical Health Services and Homeless, Emergency Shelter & Housing Services categories
  • $80,000 competitive public service set-aside for up to two Incubator New project(s)

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds may be utilized by public agencies and private, non-profit corporations for the provision of street outreach, emergency shelter, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing, Homeless Management Information Systems and administrative costs to assist individuals and families in regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness.  Approximately $557,597 may be available for ESG activities.

Please review the 47th Policies + Procedures document for further details on each program and eligibility requirements.
Review of this document should be done prior to applying.

47th Year DCHD Services Application and Attachments

  1. DCHD Services Application Link and Instructions
  2. CDBG Proposal Narrative Instructions
  3. ESG Proposal Narrative Instructions
  4. Outcome Statement Worksheet
  5. CDBG Services Budget Forms
  6. ESG Budget Forms
  7. Partner Supplement Form
  8. Authorization to Submit Online Application
  9. CDBG Services Scorecard
  10. ESG Scorecard


Community + Human Development Address:
City 3 Bldg., 3rd Floor
801 Texas Avenue
El Paso, TX 79901

Phone: (915) 212-0138
Email: |

Additional contact information can be found on each form/application.


Community and Human Development
801 Texas Ave., 3rd Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CDBG Administration
(915) 212-0138

Housing Services Division
(915) 212-1666

Neighborhood Services
(915) 212-1681

Foster Grandparent Program
(915) 212-1677

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
(915) 212-1685