Community Agency Funding

To be eligible to receive these funds, applicants must meet a number of minimum application and contracting requirements.

The Community Agency funding process is highly competitive. Request for Proposal (RFP) and application packets are generally issued annually, with the proposals due in December. Proposals are reviewed December through April and funds are awarded by City Council in April. Funded program activities begin in July.

The application process for funding for FY19-20 is closed. If you wish to be added to the Interested Parties e-mail list to learn about opportunities for funding in FY20-21, please e-mail As of February 20, 2019 the Community Services Commission (CSC) has developed draft funding recommendations which can be found below. Starting Thursday, February 21, 2019 and ending Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the public is welcome to comment on the CSC’s draft funding recommendations by e-mailing, or by mail or in person at the address below:

                City of Hayward
                Community Services Division
                c/o Doris Tang
                777 B Street, 2nd Floor
                Hayward, CA 94541

Additional opportunities for public comment will also be welcomed by e-mail, mail, or in person at the April 2, 2019 City Council Work Session, or the April 30, 2019 City Council Public Hearing.

 For more information, please call the Community Services Division at 510.583.4250