CDBG Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS

The County of Riverside Economic Development Agency (EDA) has initiated the 2020-2021 CDBG application cycle (for the program year starting July 1, 2020) and issued its Notice of Funding Availability.The County has discontinued using its online application system for all CDBG applications. Hard-copy paper applications for CDBG-funds must now be submitted to the City for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

The City will review and evaluate each application for eligibility and other factors, then present to the City Council its recommendation for final approval considerations on December 3, 2019.The City will then submit its final 2020-2021 CDBG funding selections to EDA no later than December 12, 2019.

Organizations are encouraged to attend the upcoming informational workshop on 
October 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Murrieta City Hall
 1 Town Square, Murrieta, Ca 92562)


The City requires three (3) hard-copy, paper applications (1 signed original and 2 copies) and one Electronic copy submitted by external USB flash drive for the 2020-2021 cycle. Download the CDBG application here. Applicants are required to submit their applications, with all attachments no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to the following location:

City of Murrieta
Attn: Clara Vera, Management Analyst
1 Town Square
Murrieta, CA 92562

Applications received after the deadline may not be accepted.

Online Training
EDA has also posted an online training video. Although the posted video is for the 2019-2020 program year, it is highly recommended that organizations that are planning to submit applications for the 2020-2021 program year review the training video in order to learn about the required documentation that will be required.  View the online training here.

CDBG Funding Timeline for FY 2020-2021

  • September 23, 2019
    CDBG Applications Disseminated
  • October 1, 2019
    CDBG Overview and Application Assistance Workshop
  • October 4, 2019
    Citizens Advisory Committee Applications Due
  • October 10, 2019
    Citizens Advisory Committee Mandatory Orientation
  • October 22, 2019 - Deadline for Submission of Applications
  • October 24 – November 1, 2019
    Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Review of CDBG Applications
  • Week of November 4, 2019
    Applicant Presentation to CAC