Frequently Asked Questions
When did HDSF change to CCPF?
In December 2011, City Council approved the repeal of the Human Development
Services Fund (HDSF) from the Department of Human Services to the Office of the
If I qualified for funds through HDSF, will I qualify under CCPF?
Along with the name change, City Council approved some revisions to the program.
Eligible projects must qualify under one of the following categories: Education,
District/Community Event and/or Youth/Senior Services. We encourage any
interested applicant to submit an application and contact our CCPF staff if you
would like to discuss your project.
How do I apply?
Applications are available online at the following website,
You may submit the application online or
print out and mail or fax it to our office.
Does the application expire?
Yes, the application will expire, if not complete and approved, within 90 days of
Do the funding awards require City Council approval?
Any single project or request for funds, whether from one district or multiple
districts, that exceeds $10,000 requires City Council approval.
How will I know if my project has been awarded funding?
The CCPF office will send you a letter in the mail or an email to inform you of the
Does my agency qualify for funding through CCPF if we are a delegate agency
and already receive funding from the City?
Delegate agencies funded in whole or part by the City are ineligible for CCPF
assistance UNLESS the request is for a different program or service that the agency
If you have any questions prior to applying, please contact us at: