To inform tribes and tribal organizations of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application requirements for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds. Tribes and tribal organizations must submit their CARES Act tribal plan to the Office of Community Service (OCS) by September 30, 2020 using the approved CSBG CARES Act Tribal Plan format.
To inform states and U.S. territories of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application requirements for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021. To qualify for FFY2021 CSBG funding, states and territories must submit their state plan applications to the Office of Community Service (OCS) by December 1, 2020 using the approved online CSBG State Plan format. States and territories shall submit their information electronically through the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) On-Line Data Collection system (OLDC).
In 2018, the Office of Community Services (OCS) introduced the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Eligible Entity Master List (CSBG Master List). The CSBG Master List is the official list of eligible entities within the CSBG Network as submitted by each state. Ultimately, the CSBG Master List is a more succinct method for collecting and storing eligible entity information for your state.