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Porterville, CA 93257
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Community Development Block Grant Business Revolving Loan Fund

                                    BAP-CV PROGRAM

 

DUE TO ONGOING COVID-19 EXPOSURE CONCERNS THE APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AND THROUGH EMAIL. STAFF IS HERE FOR YOU VIA PHONE, EMAIL, AND ZOOM.

 

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BAP - CV Program Guidelines Addendum

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Adenda de Directrices Covid-19

Program Guidelines

BAP-CV Application - Fillable

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BAP-CV Application - To PRINT

Introduction

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has notified the City of Porterville that is eligible to receive an allocation of $489,098 in Community Development Block Grant funds to be used to Prevent, Prepare for, and Respond to COVID-19. This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.

Funds Available

Funds can only be used to Prevent, Prepare for, and Respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. All eligible businesses submitting a complete and timely application will have an equal chance on a first come first serve basis, at receiving a loan up to $50,000 (any loan exceeding that amount will need to be approved by the City Council) until all funds are exhausted.

Eligible Applicants & Activities

Please review all the eligibility requirements which are outlined in the City of Porterville Revolving Loan Program Guidelines and the CDBG-CV Guideline Addendum. A copy is available at: www.chooseporterville.com under the resources section or upon request.

Application Availability and Deadline

Complete Applications for CDBG-CV funds are available on the City of Porterville Economic Development Division webpage http://www.ci.porterville.ca.us/depts/EconomicDevelopment/. Applications are also available in alternative formats by contacting the City of Porterville Community Development Department at ecdev@ci.porterville.ca.us as well as by phone (559)782-7460.

The application, attachments and required documentation will be accepted on a first come first served basis until all funds are exhausted. Applicants whose applications can not be funded due to ineligibility or unavailability of funds will be notified as soon as reasonably possible. Applications will not be accepted by e-mail or fax.

Hard Copies Mailed/Delivered to: City of Porterville Community Development Department Attn: Jason Ridenour 291 N Main St Porterville, CA 93257

Equal Opportunity Compliance

The Loan Program will be implemented in ways consistent with the City’s commitment to State and Federal equal opportunity laws. No person or business shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with CDBG program funds on the basis of his or her religion, religious affiliation, age, race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or other arbitrary cause. All outreach efforts will be done in accordance with state and federal fair lending regulations to assure nondiscriminatory treatment, outreach and access to the Program.

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