The City of Enid does NOT provide grants to individuals or to for-profit businesses.
A link to the CDBG funding application can be found below, in the next section titled "CDBG GRANT APPLICATION". Application available January 27, 2020. Submission Deadline February 27, 2020.
The City of Enid may provide a portion of it's CDBG funds on a competitive basis to eligible outside agencies for specific eligible activities that meet the CDBG National Objectives and that will further the City's goals and objectives.
From time to time the City will utilize sub-recipients to carry out part of the federal award received by this jurisdiction. If the City chooses to request assistance from eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to undertake projects using our federal award, we will make that announcement in the local daily circulated newspaper. The announcement and/or Request for Applications/Proposals will happen between December-February each year. Applications will be posted on the website and can be requested by emailing the CDBG Director, Stephanie Moffitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do NOT fund individuals, for profit businesses or non-profit organizations that do not qualify.
Beneficiaries of CDBG funded projects must be low income.
Other eligibility requirements apply and vary from project to project. The City doesn't provide direct services to citizens. However, if you are eligible for services provided by one of our sub-recipients you must contact that agency directly. Sub-recipient organizations are responsible for the qualification and approval of services process.
- December: 1st Public Hearing-Citizens & Stakeholders provide input regarding community needs. If your organization has specific underserved needs, this is the time to voice them.
- Early January: The CDBG Funding Committee meets to prioritize those needs.
- Late January: CDBG Application is available. 1/27/2020
- Mid February: Training & Technical Assistance Workshop provided to applicants to assist with successful completion of application. Contact Stephanie Moffitt to determine eligibility of projects prior to filling out application.
- Late February: CDBG Application deadline. Due: 2/27/2020
- Mid March: 2nd Public Hearing-Applicants must attend this hearing to present specific projects which includes a comprehensive plan including cost estimates. CDBG staff and committee will ask detailed questions about each proposed project to determine the best use of the CDBG annual allocation.
- Late March-Early April: CDBG staff & Funding Committee meet to rate, rank, and complete a risk assessment on each proposal submitted for consideration. Recommendations are made to the Mayor & City Commissioners based on the analysis.
- Early-mid April: After the recommendations are made, the public has 30 days to provide written or verbal comments regarding the plan. A 3rd Public Hearing is conducted during that time period to allow in person comments. If unable to attend the hearing, written comments are welcome and will be included in the plan. Email email@example.com to make written comments. Tentative 3rd PH: 4/21/2020
- Early May: Mayor and Board of Commissioners approves submission of final Annual Action Plan. Tentative 5/5/2020
Dates are subject to change with notice. Check website for updates &/or changes.
Funding is not available until contract is executed. Each project is different and triggers federal regulations prior to starting. If awarded, do NOT spend funding until after CDBG Director has given a formal notice to proceed.
Questions? Contact Stephanie Moffitt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click link to access the grant application 2020 CDBG Application
Application available January 27, 2020. Submission Deadline February 27, 2020.
CDBG applications are being accepting for the following activities. 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations may request an application by emailing Stephanie Moffitt email@example.com or by downloading from City of Enid website www.enid.org under the CDBG Department tab.
- Parks (Matrix 03F)
- Youth Centers (Matrix 03D)
- Abused & Neglected Children Facilities (03Q)
- Emergency Repairs/Barrier Removal (Matrix 14A)
- At Risk Youth Program-After School & Summer (Matrix 05D)
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Matrix 05O & 05F)
- Fair Housing Activities (Matrix 05J)
- Neighborhood Cleanups (05V)
- Emergency code enforcement assistance (Matrix 15)
- Microenterprise Assistance (Matrix 18C)
Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint. You have one year after an alleged violation to file a complaint with HUD, but it is important to file it as soon as possible. Contact the Fair Housing Coordinator for assistance. Stephanie Moffitt (580)616-7211 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HUD Form 903 Online Complaint Discrimination Form
Code Violation Complaints
Contact the City of Enid Code Administration.
Did you know all dwellings are required to be structurally sound and all electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and other facilities in good and safe working order? The City of Enid is committed to the health, safety and welfare of its citizens. If you are a tenant and have concerns about the safety of your home or apartment we offer free home inspections to identify potential hazards and repair needs should they be detected. For more information contact the Code Department at 580-616-7213 and speak with one of our inspectors Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is funded through the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is one of its oldest programs.
We promote Fair Housing!
Not sure if you are a victim of housing discrimination? Contact HUD to file an online complaint. A link is provided below.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission Members
- Patricia Stevenson-Chairperson
- LaFaye Austin– Vice Chairperson
- Linda Mardis -Treasurer
- Derwin Norwood Jr.
- Lanita Norwood
- Damon McKinney
- Emma Frazier
- Shalonnda Frazier
- Shirley Creel
- Stephanie Moffitt
The City of Enid CDBG Program strives to:
- Address obstacles to meeting underserved needs
- Foster decent housing, public housing improvements & resident initiatives
- Evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards
- Reduce the number of persons below the poverty line
- Develop institutional structures and
- Enhance coordination between public and private housing and social service agencies