2017 CDBG Proposals

Non-Social Service Proposals      
Agency Project Description Funding Request  
Valley CDC Planning activity for site identification, assessment and pre-development work for supportive SRO housing  $          50,703.00  
Amherst Housing Authority Watson Farms site improvements - paving of sidewalks, parking and driveway  $        137,591.00  
Town of Amherst East Hadley Road Pedestrian Improvements - new multiuse path   $        500,000.00 Available Budget
  Sub-Total  $        688,294.00  $            536,250.00
Social Service Proposals      
Agency Project Description Funding Request  
Center for New Americans Immigrant Education and Resources - adult education and career advising  $          18,000.00  
The Literacy Project Free adult literacy classes and job readiness skill building and advising  $          18,000.00  
Amherst Boys & Girls Club Expand youth development activities during out of school hours  $          40,000.00  
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County Youth mentoring in partnership with ARPS Family Center  $          40,000.00  
Family Outreach of Amherst Strive to Thrive - Continued support for families to prevent cycle of crisis  $          40,000.00  
Amherst Community Connections One Stop Resource Center - helps homeless or housing challenged individuals  $          50,000.00  
Amherst Survival Center Food Pantry program with expanded monthly distribution, Kids Boost Program and year round fresh produce  $          55,000.00 Available Budget
  Sub-Total  $        261,000.00  $            165,000.00