2021 CDBG Proposals


2021 CDBG Proposals

Non-Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject Description Funding Request 
Valley CDCAmherst small business counseling and resource network $       30,000.00
Town of AmherstBangs Community Center ADA Improvement Project: Make the southern courtyard accessible  $     100,000.00
Town of AmherstMunson Memorial Library ADA Improvement Project: Improve HP Parking, front walkway, and doors $     100,000.00
Town of AmherstKellogg Avenue Safety and Accessibility Improvements $     130,000.00
Town of AmherstPlanning and Construction for Pedestrian Access to Hickory Ridge and Pomeroy Village Center $     165,000.00Available Budget

Sub-Total $     525,000.00 $  536,250.00

Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject Description Funding Request 
Center for New AmericansImmigrant Self Sufficiency: free classes in English for Speaker of Other Languages; instruction in civics, technology and career preparation $       22,000.00
The Literacy ProjectAdult Education for Economic Self-Sufficiency: free adult literacy classes combined with college and career
 readiness skill building and advising
 $       30,000.00
Collaborative for Education ServicesIncreasing Food Security through the Amherst Mobile Market $       30,029.40
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire CountyBig Brothers Big Sisters and Amherst Regional Public Schools (ARPS) Family Center Partnership: high-quality mentoring relationships for the children in Amherst who are most in need of this service, as identified by the ARPS Family Center and other school personnel $       40,000.00
Amherst Community ConnectionsCOVID-19 Housing Based Homeless Services Program $       45,000.00
Family Outreach of AmherstCommunity Housing and Support Program: The project assists low-income tenants in Amherst to resolve any issues that threaten their tenancy and works with them on an ongoing basis to stabilize their housing and their lives $       50,000.00
Amherst Survival CenterFood Pantry: The Food Pantry programs provide access to nutritious food for low-income residents of Amherst, including children, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, individuals and families. $       73,000.00Available Budget

Sub-Total $     290,029.40 $  165,000.00

Grant Administration15% of Grant
 $  123,750.00

 $  825,000.00