CARES COVID-19 Funding

In response to combating the effects of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Entitlement Entities.

The City of Everett is a recognized Entitlement Entity under HUD and is listed to receive an award of CDBG funds to allocate towards activities focused on COVID-19.

Please see the list below for current efforts and information available.  For questions, please contact Community Development Staff. 

CITY OF EVERETT CARES FUNDING PRIORITIES

Economic Development Relief for public/private small businesses and microenterprises. 

Public Service Relief for public agencies/nonprofits providing COVID-19 relief, with priority given to food and housing security; agencies serving communities of color, immigrant, and non-English speaking persons; and programs that focus on equity. 

NOTICE OF REALLOCATION OF CDBG-CV GRANT FUNDS

Summary:

The City of Everett was awarded additional CDBG-CV Covid Relief funds of approximately $738,292.00. Eligible projects were considered from applications received during the previous application rounds and awarded to organizations that had the ability to spend grant funds within the 2021 program year.

A public hearing and meeting of the City of Everett’s Citizens Advisory Committee was held on September 21, 2021. The Committee recommended that the City Council approve the following projects to receive the available funding:

ORGANIZATION

PROGRAM

AWARD AMOUNT

ChildStrive

Food, Staffing & Operational Costs

 $     37,923.93 

Compass Health

Emergency Motel Voucher Program

 $     32,794.55 

Domestic Violence Services

Hotel Vouchers

 $     10,000.00 

Domestic Violence Services

Emergency Housing & Housing Relief

 $     87,287.80 

Hand in Hand

Rental Assistance

 $  189,153.52 

Interfaith

Homelessness Prevention

 $     46,135.20 

Snohomish County Legal Services

Housing Justice Project

 $     60,535.86 

Volunteers of America

Hunger Prevention Program

 $  125,000.00 

Volunteers of America

Rental Assistance & Hotel Vouchers

 $     79,153.76 

YWCA Seattle|King|Snohomish

Rental Assistance & Staffing

 $     70,307.53 


Total

 $  738,292.15 

For information on future CARES funding opportunities, please follow the Community Development NewsFlash.