MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (November 30, 2020) - The Request for Applications (RFA) for Charleston County’s and the City of North Charleston’s PY2021 Urban Entitlement funding is available November 30, 2020. Note: The application must clearly identify whether the proposal is being submitted to Charleston County, the City of North Charleston, OR both governmental bodies.
PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE COMPLETING. All the application materials can be found here: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/community-development/RFA.php
A COMPLETE application package includes two (2) parts:
Part 1: Submitted online CDBG, HOME, CHDO, or ESG application.
Part 2: Mandatory Forms and Attachments.
**Checklist for forms/attachments available in Section 5 of RFA Instructions.**
Example, if you are applying for a CDBG emergency repair project, then download, fill out, and submit the forms and attachments listed under the “Community Development Block Grant (Emergency Housing Repair Projects)” checklist in Section 5 of the instructions. These documents must be submitted electronically - applications cannot be faxed or emailed.
APPLICATION DUE DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Noon (12 p.m.). Late Applications will not be accepted. At noon, the application will no longer be available on the website.
In addition to the application deadline, all HESG applicants must submit a Request for Endorsement to the Lowcountry Continuum of Care by 5 p.m., Thursday, December 17, 2020. See page 11 of the RFA Instructions for more information.
The Pre-Application Workshops are the only opportunity for you to ask staff questions directly and learn more about the RFA. There will be 2 workshops this year. Although the workshops are not mandatory, they are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. If you do not attend the workshops, you may miss important information and changes for this program year.
OPTION 1: Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. (VIRTUAL or IN PERSON)
Virtual – meeting link will be available here (no RSVP required):
In person: Limited seating (RSVP required)
Please RSVP to attend in person by December 1, 2020 (RSVP here or call 843-202-6960 and ask for Anna Eskridge)
Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building
Charleston County Council Chambers
4045 Bridge View Drive, Suite B249, 2nd Floor
North Charleston, SC 29405
OPTION 2: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. (VIRTUAL ONLY)
Meeting link will be available here (no RSVP required):
DUE DATE FOR QUESTIONS:
Please read all the RFA Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions before submitting your question. All written questions are due: Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Contact Dr. Anna Eskridge by phone (843-202-6960) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Dr. Eskridge will collect all questions and an addendum with the answers will be released December 18th on the RFA webpage (https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/community-development/RFA.php)