AARP Community Challenge Grants

AARP Community Challenge Grants

Application Deadline: April 14, 2021 

AARP will prioritize projects that deliver inclusive solutions that meet the needs of diverse populations, as well as those that directly engage volunteers through permanent or temporary solutions that aim to achieve one or more of the following outcome areas:

  • Create vibrant Public Places that improve open spaces, parks and access to other amenities.
  • Deliver a range of transportation and mobility options that increase connectivity, walkability, bikeability, wayfinding, access to transportation options and roadway improvements.
  • Support a range of Housing options that increases the availability of accessible and affordable choices
  • Increase Civic Engagement and demonstrate the tangible value of “Smart Cities” with innovative and tangible projects that bring residents and local leaders together to address challenges and facilitate a greater sense of inclusion
  • Support local recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic with an emphasis on economic development, improvements to public spaces and transportation services
  • Ensure a focus on Diversity and Inclusion while improving the built and social environment of a community
  • Other community improvements. In addition to these areas of focus, AARP wants to hear about local needs and innovative ideas for addressing them

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2020 CDBG Housing and Infrastructure & Economic Development Funding Available

2020 CDBG Housing and Infrastructure & Economic Development Funding Available

  • 2020 NYS Community Development Block Grant Program for housing projectsApplications for housing projects will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday April 9, 2021
  • NYS CDBG Housing Application Webinar: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 (10:00 am) | REGISTER
  • CDBG Public Facility, Public Infrastructure and Community Planning Application: Applications for Public Infrastructure, Public Facility and Community Planning projects will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday March 5, 2021
  • CDBG Economic Development, Small Business & Microenterprise: Applications for Open Round Economic Development and Microenterprise applications will be accepted throughout 2021 with rolling awards

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GUIDANCE ON VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

GUIDANCE ON VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

As COVID infections continue to spread, many local officials are struggling to deal with municipal departments that have been negatively impacted by quarantines required as a result of employees being exposed to the virus. Fortunately, one method of addressing this problem is the recent availability of vaccines. Please see the guidance below related to vaccine distribution.

Resources for Cities and Villages

Resources for Cities and Villages

Cities and villages throughout New York State are taking action to improve justice and equity in their communities and comply with Executive Order 203 on police policies and practices. 

The New York Conference of Mayors has developed the Policing Reform and Reinvention webpage to provide members with additional tools and information on this subject matter.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW RESOURCES

NYCOM Advocacy Update

NYCOM Advocacy Update

• NYCOM Calls for the Release of Withheld State Aid
• Local Government Aid Included in President-Elect Biden’s "American Rescue Plan"

VIEW UPDATE (added 1-15-21)

Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

RESTAURANTS CAN START APPLYING ON MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021

In an effort to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund offers approximately $3 million in reimbursement grants for up to $5,000.

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2020 CDBG Funding Available: Due 3/5

2020 CDBG Funding Available: Due 3/5

Public Facility, Public Infrastructure and Community Planning | Economic Development, Small Business & Microenterprise

• CDBG Public Facility, Public Infrastructure and Community Planning APPLICATION
• CDBG Economic Development, Small Business & Microenterprise APPLICATION

Leadership in Community Resilience

Leadership in Community Resilience

Program begins in March 2021 and ends in December 2021

The Leadership in Community Resilience (LCR) grant program supports and enhances local capacity among elected leaders and staff, communities, and community-based organizations as they pursue coordinated climate resilience efforts.

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