Proposed FFY 2021 Annual Action Plan
Gwinnett County publishes for public comment its Proposed Annual Action Plan 2021, which will be considered for approval by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on November 17, 2020.
All activities approved by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners for funding in the Proposed Annual Action Plan 2021 will receive grant awards upon Gwinnett County’s receipt of the FFY 2021 Community Development Block Grant [CDBG], Emergency Solutions Grant [ESG], and HOME Investment Partnerships Program [HOME] grant agreements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD].
Gwinnett County will hold virtual public hearings to receive public comments for all CDBG, ESG, and HOME program activities recommended to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners for funding through the anticipated FFY 2021 grant agreements to be awarded by HUD. Final award allocations will be determined once FFY 2021 allocations are announced by HUD. The organizations listed in the attachment are recommended for FFY 2021 funding and are eligible to receive up to the amount listed in the Maximum 2021 Award column as determined by the organizations’ original funding request or program related expenditure caps.
Proposed FFY 2021 Projects
Virtual Public Hearing Date & Platform:
Thursday, October 22, 2020
10:00 AM & 6:00 PM
United States (Toll Free): 1- 877- 309- 2073
Access Code: 638-099-981
Comments will be received during the 30-day public comment period for the projects referenced above. A copy of the public comment form can be found on the link below. A summary of all comments received will be provided to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners before their action on November 17, 2020.
The Proposed FFY 2020 Public Comment Form can be accessed here.
All comments must be received by email, hand delivery, or postal mail by 5:00 PM, November 6, 2020, at:
Gwinnett County Community Development Program
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046-2439
Telephone: 678-518-6008; Fax: 678-518-6071
COVID-19 Nonprofit Funding Opportunity Awards
Gwinnett County is making available funds awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to nonprofit agencies providing valuable services in Gwinnett to support their response to local needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through its Round 1 application cycle (May 20 – June 4, 2020), Gwinnett County awarded more than $13.3 million to 104 nonprofit and faith-based agencies.
Through its Round 2 application cycle (Aug 10 – Aug 28, 2020), Gwinnett County awarded more than $10.5 million to 82 nonprofit and faith-based agencies.
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Click here to view a 2014 report summarizing the successful 28-year history of Gwinnett County's CDBG Program.
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
|The HOME Program, created through the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, provides grant funds to help create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households.
Funding is awarded by the County to nonprofit and government organizations to create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households.
Funds may be used to construct, reconstruct, and rehabilitate single-family and multi-family housing. Down payment assistance is also available to qualifying low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers.
Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG)
Recent CDBG/HOME/ESG Grant Awards
Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans
Gwinnett County prepares a new Consolidated Plan every five years that identifies housing, community development, and homeless needs. The plan also establishes measurable goals, priority objectives and strategies to address these identified needs, and contains the County’s proposed investments of HUD Grant funds to address these needs. Funding awarded to Gwinnett County by HUD is utilized to carry out the activities needed to meet the annual goals, objectives, and performance measures proposed in the Consolidated Plan. The current five-year Consolidated Plan and the most recent Annual Action Plans are available for download.
Click to download these items:
Consolidated Plan 2020-2024
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Action Plan 2019
Action Plan 2018
Action Plan 2017
Action Plan 2016
Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 and Action Plan 2015
Consolidated Plan 2010 – 2014 (A part of the Gwinnett County 2030 Unified Plan)
Action Plan 2014
Action Plan 2013
Action Plan 2012
Action Plan 2011
Action Plan 2010
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Each year HUD requires that Gwinnett County submit a report on its grant performance and accomplishments through the preparation and submission of the CAPER. The CAPER contains narratives, tables, and location maps for the activities carried out that year, and reports on the County's progress in addressing the goals, objectives, and performance measures established in the five-year Consolidated Plan and in that year's Annual Action Plan.
The CAPER is made available for public review and comment for a 15-day period prior to submission to HUD. At least one public hearing is held by the County during the 15-day public comment period. The CAPER contains all public comments received during the program year on which the CAPER is reporting.
Click to download these items:
Frequently Asked Questions
Other Related Resources
Citizen Participation Plan 2015-2019
CDBG Program Desk Guide
HOME Program Guide
Consolidated Plan (24 CFR 91)
Community Development Block Grant Program (24 CFR 570)
HOME Program (24 CFR 92)
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)