City of Columbia Missouri

P.O. BOX 6015


November 19, 2020

CONTACT: Randy Cole
Housing Programs Manager
Community Development
Housing Programs Division
City of Columbia

City of Columbia Round 3 Community Development Block Grant CARES Act Funding Request for Proposals

The City of Columbia Housing Programs Division is pleased to announce it is requesting proposals from local qualified organizations to access $737,588 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding (CDBG-CV) passed by Congress on March 27, 2020.  Funds must be used for the exclusive purposes of preparing, preventing or responding to the impacts of COVID-19.  Eligible funding priorities include rent/mortgage/utility assistance, food security, homelessness, education and childcare access, and vocational training. 
An informational meeting will be held on November 24, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom.  Interested attendees can sign up for the meeting via the following link:
For more information, please contact Randy Cole,, or 573.874.6321.

City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.