Community Development Funding Opportunities

MOHCD provides funding for essential community services and capital improvements. 

The funding opportunities are organized by project. Newer projects are listed first.

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2020-2025 Community Development RFP: Preliminary Funding Recommendations

The application deadline for MOHCD's Request for Proposals (RFP) for its next five-year funding cycle of Community Development Services closed on October 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. We received a total of 316 eligible proposals, requesting $102,462,209 in annual grant funds. These totals represented an 186% and 244% increase, respectively, over our anticipated number of awards (170) and annual grant budget ($42,000,000). After an extensive proposal review process, MOHCD is proud to present its funding recommendations from this RFP. To review these funding recommendations and learn more about next steps in the process, including the opportunity for public comment, please click the following document:

PDF icon2020-2025 Community Development RFP Funding Recommendations

Date Event
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Draft funding decisions made public
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Public hearing at SF Main Public Library, Koret Auditorium
Friday, February 21, 2020 Public comment period ends
Monday, February 24, 2020 Award notifications sent

All questions and public comment about the RFP and funding recommendations must be submitted in writing to CommDevRFP@sfgov.org.

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.

SoMa Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Assessment RFQ

MOHCD seeks to identify a qualified consultant or consulting firm to coordinate a strategic assessment of the last 10 years of the SoMa Community Stabilization Fund's investments. The project will result in an assessment report that describes the Fund's impact on mitigating displacement in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood and reflects on lessons learned. To learn more about this consulting opportunity and how to apply, please review the following Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document:

PDF iconSoMa Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Assessment RFQ

Date Event
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 RFQ posted or available for pickup at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. All RFQ submissions due
Saturday, February 15, 2020 Projected start date for this consulting opportunity

If you have questions about this consulting opportunity, please contact Claudine del Rosario, SoMa Fund Director, at (415) 613-4854, or claudine.delrosario@sfgov.org.

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.

Upcoming Community Development RFPs

We plan to release grant opportunities in the following investment areas in early 2020: Cultural Districts; Digital Equity; and Organizational Capacity Building. Sign up for RFP notifications to receive these RFPs when they go out.

Date Event
Early 2020 RFP posted or available for pickup at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
TBD Pre-submission workshop at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
TBD All RFP submissions due
July 1, 2020 Start date for these funding opportunities

If you have questions about these funding opportunities through Community Development, please contact Mike King at (415) 701-4228, or michael.king@sfgov.org.

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.

Funding Opportunities from the SF Real Estate Division

San Francisco provides more funding opportunities related to real estate.

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Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative

The Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative provides technical and financial assistance to support nonprofits facing displacement, barriers to expansion or lease renewals at substantially higher rates amidst a volatile real estate market.

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