Thursday, JUne 13, 2019

SUBJECT: Proposed State Application and Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program for FFY 2020 and FFY 2021

PURPOSE: To obtain input regarding the Department of State’s proposed CSBG Application and Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 (Plan).

Federal CSBG funds are awarded to grantees in all counties of New York State. Community action agencies, community-based organizations, and Indian tribes or tribal organizations receive CSBG funds to provide advocacy, outreach, services and programs for economically disadvantaged persons in their local communities. The hearing will focus on the New York State Department of State’s Plan for federal fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The Plan delineates the manner in which funds will be expended and how the State will meet the federal CSBG program requirements during the applicable time period covered by the Plan. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 9908, the Department of State Division of Community Services will be holding this public hearing at the place and time as follows: 

Albany, New York
Thursday, June 13, 201
10:00 a.m. One Commerce Plaza, Conference Room 505

With videoconference to: New York City 

123 William Street 
Conference Room 231

Buffalo, New York
65 Court Street
Room 208