2021 CDBG Proposals

Non-Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject Description Funding Request 
Town of AmherstBangs Community Center ADA Improvement Project: Make the southern courtyard accessible  $     100,000.00
Town of AmherstMunson Memorial Library ADA Improvement Project: Improve HP Parking, front walkway, and doors $     100,000.00
Town of AmherstKellogg Avenue Safety and Accessibility Improvements: new sidewalks and crosswalks $     150,000.00
Amherst Housing AuthorityWatson Farms: Roof Replacement Project $     161,022.00
Town of AmherstPlanning and Construction for Pedestrian Access to Hickory Ridge and Pomeroy Village Center $     165,000.00Available Budget

Sub-Total $     676,022.00 $  536,250.00

Social Service Proposals

AgencyProject Description Funding Request 
The Literacy ProjectAdult Education for Economic Self-Sufficiency: free adult literacy classes combined with college and career
 readiness skill building and advising
 $       20,000.00
Center for New AmericansImmigrant Self Sufficiency: free classes in English for Speaker of Other Languages; instruction in civics, technology and career preparation $       25,000.00
Amherst Community TelevisionTechnology training and programs for youths $       27,709.01
Collaborative for Education ServicesIncreasing Food Security through the Amherst Mobile Market $       33,366.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire CountyBig Brothers Big Sisters and Amherst Regional Public Schools (ARPS) Family Center Partnership: high-quality mentoring relationships for the children $       40,000.00
Craig's Doors - A Home Association, Inc.Opening Doors and Developing Success Project: case management services to homeless to help secure housing $       40,000.00
Amherst Community ConnectionsCOVID-19 Housing Based Homeless Services Program: social services to find housing $       45,000.00
Family Outreach of AmherstCommunity Housing and Support Program: Services to support and work toward housing stabilization $       50,000.00
Amherst Survival CenterFood Pantry: access to nutritious food for low-income residents of Amherst, including children, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, individuals and families. $       70,000.00Available Budget

Sub-Total $     351,075.01 $  165,000.00

Grant Administration15% of Grant
 $  123,750.00


 $  825,000.00