​Coordinated Grant Application Process

2021 Grant Cycle News

2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home investment Partnership (HOME) funds will be awarded through an RFP and NOFA as detailed below. The on-line application opened July 2, 2020. Applications are due July 30, 2020 at Noon. To go to the online application click here. A mandatory Pre-Application appointment is required for all HOME project proposals, all CDBG capital projects and any new programs. To make an appointment please contact Bonnie Tufts at btufts@co.kitsap.wa.us.

Homeless Housing Grant Program Funds and Affordable Housing Grant Program Funds will not be awarded this year. These funds were awarded for a two-year period (2020/2021).

For details on eligibility, estimated funds available, the application process and other important information click on the links below to view the HOME RFP or CDBG NOFA

HOME Request for Proposals (RFP)

Kitsap County HOME funding is prioritized for:

  • • Rental housing projects located in unincorporated Kitsap County and the cities of Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo and Port Orchard. This includes construction of new units, acquisition and rehabilitation.
  • • Homebuyer assistance (i.e. down-payment assistance) will be a lower priority and funding for new construction of homeowner housing will not be available.
City of Bremerton HOME funds are prioritized for:
  • • HOME funds will be prioritized for rental and homeowner projects including acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation and homebuyer assistance.

CDBG Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Kitsap County CDBG funding is prioritized for:

  • • Public services serving children and youth, special needs populations and providing food assistance.
  • • Rehabilitation and weatherization of homeownership housing.
  • • Rehabilitation of rental housing.
  • • Programs assisting micro-enterprise businesses (5 or fewer employees).
  • • Public facilities and infrastructure projects linked to affordable housing, provision of high priority public services, or located in HUD designated Low-Mod Areas.

All meeting locations are accessible to those with disabilities. For information or to make further accommodations, please contact at least 48 hours in advance, Bonnie Tufts (btufts@co.kitsap.wa.us), or Shannon Bauman (sbauman@co.kitsap.wa.us).

2019 Grant Cycle News

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Kitsap County utilizes a single competitive grant application process each year to determine funding awards for the following:


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Home Investment Partnership (HOME) funds


Homeless Housing Grant Program (HHGP)

Affordable Housing Grant Program (AHGP)

Consolidated Homeless Grant (CHG) funds

More Information

Learn more about the Homeless Housing and Affordable Housing programs.
Learn more about the Community Development Block Grant and Home Programs.

Contact Us

For information or to make further accommodations, please contact at least 48 hours in advance the following personnel:

Bonnie Tufts, Block Grant Programs Manager
360-337-4606 or btufts@co.kitsap.wa.us

Shannon Bauman, Block Grant Programs Analyst
360-337-7272 or sbauman@co.kitsap.wa.us

Kirsten Jewell, Housing and Homelessness Division Manager
360-337-7286 or kjewell@co.kitsap.wa.us


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