Current Public Service Projects

The City uses the CDBG program to fund activities which will provide a new service or a quantifiable increase in the level of a service for low income people. CDBG funds are provided to local non-profit agencies and City departments.


Public Service activities funded in 2014/2015 include the following:

Agency Amount

AREA VIII AGENCY ON AGING
Purchase food for Meals on Wheels, a city-wide home delivery meal program for seniors who are handicapped or unable to prepare meals

$25,000

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF CASCADE COUNTY - SCHOLARSHIPS
Provide scholarships for summer day camps for children from low income families, programs located at Great Falls Housing Authority (1722 Chowen Springs Loop) and Boys & Girls Club (600 1st Avenue Southwest)

$25,000

GREAT FALLS CITY PARK & RECREATION – MORONY NATATORIUM & COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER
Provide scholarships for disabled adults to participate in special needs water activities at community indoor pool facility located at 111 12th Street North; provide scholarships for children from low income families for after school and summer camp programs at community center located at 801 2nd Avenue North

$8,000
GREAT FALLS SENIOR CENTER
Purchase food and supplies for on-site meal program for the elderly administered in elderly facility located at 1004 Central Avenue
$5,000
PARIS GIBSON SQUARE - SCHOLOARSHIPS
Provide scholarships for disabled adults and elderly to attend the Paris Gibson Adaptive Art Classes located at 1400 1st Avenue North
$5,000
QUALITY LIFE CONCEPTS, INC.
Purchase enclosed trailer for the Work Service Program available to disabled adults int he Great Falls area
$5,500

SUNBURST UNLIMITED, INC.
Purchase garden shed for secure storage for equipment and materials belonging to West side Orchard Program designed to raise food for local Head Start program and teach low income people how to grow and prepare their own food; program located at 410 16th Street Southwest

$3,000
YOUNG PARENTS EDUCATION CENTER
Provide day care scholarships and emergency housing scholarships for very low to low income teen or young adult parents completing high school or GED programs, programs located at alternative high school at 2400 Central Avenue
 
$10,000