Announcements

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

Subject to legislative authorization and Governor Kemp’s approval, the existing program will be transferred from the Historic Preservation Division to the Department of Community Affairs, and no substantive changes have been made. Pursuant to the Requirements of the Georgia Administrative Procedures Act, as amended, Rules for all programs administered by the Historic Preservation Division can be found below.

NEW!! Funding Opportunity Available to applicants 

 

Webinar Series:

In the event you were unable to attend either of the previously scheduled application workshops, the Corporation for National and Community Service recorded a series of “Technical Assistance Calls & Webinars” to guide you through the application process.   These webinars may be found here: 

DCA posted a Request for Proposals (RFP) on April 17th seeking a grants management system. You can access the RFP here.  

DCA held a bidders conference on April 23rd which was recorded. Click Here to view the DCA Grants Management System Bidder's Conference.

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

April 22, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. 

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

Join by phone

Tap to call in from a mobile device (attendees only)

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has extended the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) application deadline from April 10, 2020 to May 1, 2020.  The ARC is a partnership among thirteen states and the federal government; and provides funding for community and economic development projects in 37 counties of north Georgia.

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has extended the OneGeorgia Equity Program application deadline from April 10, 2020 to May 1, 2020.  The OneGeorgia Equity program provides grant and loan funding to promote the economic vitality of rural Georgia.  Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.  All applications must be received (not postmarked) by May 1, 2020.   In the meantime, applicants do not need to contact DCA to qualify for this extension.  We encourage applicants to submit as soon as possible and welcome early submissions. 

Protecting the health and safety of AmeriCorps members, program staff, volunteers, and partners is CNCS' and the GA Commissions' top priority. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation and follow the latest guidance from federal, state, and local health departments.

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