Announcements

PUBLIC NOTICE

The State Housing Trust Fund for the Homeless Commission Meeting is scheduled for

July 22, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. 

Due to COVID-19 this will be a virtual conference meeting held via WebEx.

Join by phone

1-844-992-4729 United States Toll Free

The cities of Adel, Douglas, Eatonton, Forsyth, Rossville, Villa Rica, and Washington have been designated as Rural Zones by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and were recognized at the agency’s annual Fall Conference in October.

Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic, the certified RPH Provider Application cycle will begin in August 2020 as indicated below. Potential providers must submit an Intent to Apply Form and attend a mandatory Application Process Workshop prior to submitting an application during a 30‐day application window:

August: Intent to Apply Form available on the DCA and DCS website.

September: Attend one (1) mandatory Application Workshop to be held virtually.

October: Complete the RPH application and submit it to DCS

Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2020 RPH Provider Application cycle will begin in August 2020. Potential providers must submit an Intent to Apply Form in August, which will be available through this website and attend a mandatory Application Process Workshop in September, prior to submitting an application during the month of October:

  In order to qualify, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Please check out the video with some of the recepients of the GA Student Service Award.  These students were intentional about doing service in their communities.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHQFlYwwMig

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) received 85 applications requesting $58,671,086 in assistance through the State of Georgia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2020 Annual Competition. A detailed analysis of the types of applications received and the amounts requested as well as an alphabetical listing with project descriptions are provided. The Community Finance Division (CFD) has begun its review of the applications using evaluation and scoring criteria outlined in the FFY 2020 CDBG Applicants’ Manual.

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Pub.L. No. 116-136) was signed into law to respond to the growing effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis. The CARES Act provides special allocations to the State of Georgia under the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) programs to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

The Fourth Edition of the Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA) for Local Governments was approved by the State Auditor and adopted by the DCA Board at the May 2020 meeting. This includes important updates for accounting and finance in Georgia’s city, county, and consolidated governments. The UCOA Fourth Edition is available for download at this link

Protecting the health and safety of our AmeriCorps members, program staff, volunteers, and partners is our top priority. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation and follow the latest guidance from federal, state, and local health departments.CNCS is taking steps recommended by the Office of Personnel and Management and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Notice:  4.29.2020

Please see the NEW funding opportunity that is available to all interested applicants.

Requirements of AmeriCorps State Grantees

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