Community Development Block Grant
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a Federally funded program designed to assist local jurisdictions in the implementation of community development initiatives that address the core goals of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.
CDBG Program Year (PY) 49 Application and Instructions:
The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will be accepting CDBG applications for Program Year (PY) 49, covering July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. Applications will be available online on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The application deadline is Friday, December 9, 2022, at 5:00 P.M.
Three National Objectives:
- Prevent or eliminate slums and blight or
- Meet other urgent community development needs due to natural disasters or other emergencies
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awards annual grants. Prince George’s County – on a competitive-basis offer grants to municipalities and non-profit organizations to carry out a wide range of activities focused on community facilities and infrastructure development, affordable housing acquisition or preservation, neighborhood enhancement, and a limited range public services targeted at low- and moderate-income communities, such as:
- Housing Acquisition-Rehab
- Assistance to micro and small for-profit business
- Street Improvements/Sidewalks
- Health Facilities
- Job Development
- Youth Services
- Senior Programs
Examples of Eligible activities:
Municipalities, local government agencies and nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for CDBG funds. Nonprofits must provide a letter from the Internal Revenue Service certifying tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status. Individual persons are not eligible to apply for CDBG funds.
Annual Proposal Review & Adoption Process
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