PUBLIC Service

Services must be a new or continuing service or provide a quantifiable increase in an existing service. Each proposal must address priorities of the Consolidated Plan which are:

Provide Essential Services: Provide essential public services to improve quality of life for individuals and families with low-moderate incomes, including presumed benefit populations of abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, severely disabled adults, homeless persons, illiterate adults, persons living with AIDS and migrant farm workers.

Growth 3 – Education: Develop education strategies for all stages of life that are dynamic, innovative, and collaborative to develop a foundation for economic and personal development.

Quality 1 – Employment Opportunities: Attract quality businesses by creating an environment where business can succeed.  Collaborate with existing partners to ensure and foster a sustainable and satisfying lifestyle.

Quality 2 – Education: Continue to improve access to training programs designed to address workforce gaps; provide diverse, well-rounded education by partnering with available resources and businesses. Protect funding and support for educators, facilities, and accessibility.

Quality 3 – Community Connections: Support all residents by fostering a sense of unity while honoring diversity and coordinating community resources and assets to provide wraparound support to all residents.

Quality 5 – Entertainment/Cultural Opportunities & Historic Preservation: Recognize the value of historic, cultural, and artistic assets and activities in enriching people’s lives and promoting community life. Support the development of future opportunities in culture and the arts.

Application Process for the 2020-2021 Budget

  • Applications are available starting mid December.
  • Request an application by sending an email to Alison Pepin at  The file you will receive is a fillable form.  Any issue completing the form?  Please contact us for assistance. 
  • Submit completed application to 
  • Deadline for submittal:  February 14, 2020.

 Application for Public Service Funding

 Application Guidelines