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Community + Human Development is now accepting citizen request forms!

$1 million has been set-aside for District #6 and District #7 projects; each target district is expected to receive $500,000

Types of Eligible Projects:

  • Neighborhood, Recreation and Senior Centers
  • Parks Improvements
  • Walkability + Accessibility
  • Small-scale Green Infrastructure

Please complete the following form by Friday, October 25th and send it to for your idea to be considered for funding:

For more details, please contact us at (915) 212-0138 or 

Community + Human Development is currently accepting
funding proposals for PY 2020-2021

Funding is available by the following three entitlement grants:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

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 2020-2021:

  • $500,000 for District #6 Public Facilities projects  
  • $500,000 for District #7 Public Facilities projects
  • $120,000 for a Volunteer Housing Rehabilitation program
  • $379,235 for Public Services programs under the Children and Youth, and Seniors and Persons with Disabilities categories
  • $245,000 for five Public Services competitive set-asides, including:
    • $95,000 competitive public service set-aside for two Youth Programs
    • $80,000 competitive public service set-aside for up to two Incubator New project(s);
    • $40,000 competitive public service set-aside for one First Time Homebuyer Counseling project;
    • $30,000 competitive public service set-aside for one Seniors + Disabled Physical Recreation Program
  • $90,000 for an Economic Development competitive set-aside
  • $25,000 for a Fair Housing Education and Outreach competitive set-aside

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 $530,773 may be available for ESG activities.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds may be utilized by private, non-profit corporations for tenant-based rental assistance, supportive services and administrative costs connected with the provision of housing and homeless prevention activities for persons living with AIDS. Approximately $556,720 may be available for HOPWA activities. 



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

(915) 212-0138
Additional contact information can be found on each form/application.


Please review the 46th Policies + Procedures document for further details on each program and eligibility requirements.
Review of this document should be done prior to applying.

APPLICATION (PDF fillable version) DEADLINE 
Tentative Schedule for Upcoming Program Year N/A
Public Facilities Petition Template N/A
Assurance A-D Must be attached to application
Letter of Intent for CDBG Services, ESG and HOPWA Friday, October 4, 2019
Citizen Request Form - English Friday, October 25, 2019
Citizen Request Form - Spanish Friday, October 25, 2019
Public Facilities Application Friday, November 22, 2019
(Large Scale)
Friday, January 10, 2020
(Small Scale)
Fair Housing Application Friday, December 2, 2019
Volunteer Housing Rehabilitation Application Friday, December 2, 2019
Note: Other applications will be provided at the scheduled training workshop. For more information, refer to the 46th Year Policies and Procedures.


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