The City of Cleveland applies for various grants to maximize opportunities for additional funding from outside local resources. The City applies for a diverse base of funding and staff continuously pursues new opportunities from federal, state, non-profit and private entities.
A variety of factors are considered when the City of Cleveland investigates potential funding opportunists.
These factors include but are not limited to: program requirements, funding amount, local match requirement and public-private partnerships.
Grants Management in Cleveland
1. Serves an an internal consultant for all city departments, boards and commissions regarding potential outside funding resources;
2. Prepare, review and submit grant applications;
3. Coordinate team to based and public-private grant applications;
4. Process reimbursement requests;
5. Provide record keeping, financial reporting and performance reports for various agencies the City of Cleveland contracts with;
6. Ensures the City Council has passed a resolution for the grant application;
7. Perform grant monitoring;
Where Does Funding Come From?
Funding for grants administered by the City of Cleveland are awarded based on successful completion of an application and the City being selected as a grant recipient. Grants have been received from the following agencies:
- Appalachian Regional Commission
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Lyndhurst Foundation
- Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
- Tennessee Department of Environment and Conversation
- Tennessee Department of Transportation
- Tennessee Municipal League
- Tennessee Department of Health
- United States Department of Homeland Security
- United States Department of Justice
- United States Department of Transportation
- United States Department of Housing and Urban Development