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SBF 2018 NOFA Announcements

Post Date:09/20/2018 10:39 AM

PRESS RELEASE

Supplemental Benefits Fund

Announces 2018 Grant Availability

 

 

OROVILLE, CA – September 20, 2018 – The Supplemental Benefits Fund (SBF) Steering Committee approved the release on September 6, 2018 of $2,530,000 in the following categories.

  • Marketing/Community Benefit Fund $230,000

  • Project Fund $2,070,000

  • Revolving Loan Fund $230,000

     

    An informational workshop will be help on Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 1pm-3pm, in the City of Oroville Council Chambers, 1735 Montgomery Street. This will provide an opportunity to receive firsthand information about both SBF and the NOFA.  Attendees will receive five vetting points towards the application process. Please RSVP to (530) 538-2518 by October 1, 2018.

     

    Application information is available at the following locations and is also accessible electronically by visiting www.cityoforoville.org (Government/Supplemental Benefits Fund/NOFA). Information is also available at:

     

  • Oroville City Hall: 1735 Montgomery Street

  • Feather River Recreation & Parks District: 1875 Feather River Blvd.

     

    The Supplemental Benefits Fund was established as part of the relicensing of the Oroville Dam Facilities by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR).  Once the license is issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, up to $1 million a year will go into the fund.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license has not yet been approved, however, DWR in 2017 released $3,000,000 ahead of license signing to be made available to the SBF for potential projects in the Oroville Region.

     

      Additional information about the SBF is available at www.cityoforoville.org or by contacting the SBF Program Specialist at (530) 538-2518, email: SBF@cityoforoville.org. The Supplemental Benefits Fund Steering Committee meets quarterly on the first Wednesday, at 5:30 P.M. in the Oroville City Council Chambers.

     

     

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    For Immediate Release

     

    Press Release Contact:                  

    Jordan Daley                                  

    City of Oroville                                                       

    (530) 538-2518                                                       

    jdaley@cityoforoville.org                            

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