Community Reinvestment

FY2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) Request For Comments

FY2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) The City of Columbus has prepared its FY2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) under the federal regulations found in 24 CFR 570. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provided the following grants to the City to address the needs of low-moderate income persons in the community. This report informs the public of progress that the City made using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Community Development Block Grant - CoronaVirus (CDBG-CV), and Community Development Block Grant – Corona Virus Round 3 (CDBG-CV3).

The FY 2021 CAPER covers the period from July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. It also provides a detailed description of the City’s use of HUD funding and gives an account of the City’s progress in reaching its strategic goals outlined in the FY2021-2025 Consolidated Plan and its FY2021 Action Plan.

Below is a draft copy of the FY2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

FY2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

On December 23, 2021 at 1PM the Community Reinvestment Department will host a TEAMS meeting to discuss the Caper. To Join the meeting click the link below:

December 23, 1 p.m. CAPER Meeting

Please email any questions or comments to Amber Staples: staples.amber@columbusga.org

COVID-19 Small Business Economic Recovery Grant Program

On May 1, 2021, the City intends to introduce its COVID-19 Small Business Economic Recovery Grant Program. The grant application will be available May 1, 2021. For more information, please see the attachment below.

COVID-19 Small Business Economic Recovery Grant Program Guidelines

Small Business Economic Recovery Grant Application

Community Reinvestment Department

Vision

Transformative Community Investment

Mission Statement

Our mission is to make community investments that activate the human, social, and economic potential of Columbus.

Core Values

Quality.

We are professional staff focused on delivering excellent customer service and asset management.

Communication.

We provide timely and relevant information within our team, to the Columbus Consolidated Government, and to the public.

Collaboration.

We keep the pulse of the community by actively engaging stakeholders in the decision-making process, especially those affected by decisions, organizational partners, and leaders.

Accountability.

We take ownership of our work and share progress with each other and our community to honor our commitments.

User Focus.

We constantly evaluate our approach to make sure decisions add value and are grounded in the needs and experiences of our community.