The CDBG Community Economic Development (CED) Fund grants support economic development activities, particularly those creating employment opportunities for low- and moderate-income persons in CDBG-eligible localities.
Assistance is limited to projects involving employment creation by private, for-profit basic industries. Assistance may include off-site improvements such as water… Learn More
CDBG Community Improvement Grants are competitive grants, which aid eligible localities in implementing projects that will most directly impact the greatest needs of the community. There are five primary project types under this funding source: comprehensive community development, business district revitalization, housing, community facility (infrastructure) and community service… Learn More
The CDBG Construction-Ready Water and Sewer Fund (CRWSF) program supports the construction of community facility projects providing public water or sewer service to communities made up of at least 60 percent low- to moderate-income (LMI) households or a locality-wide project serving at least 55 percent LMI households. For more details, see Construction-Ready Water and Sewer Fact Sheet.Learn More
The CDBG Local Innovation Program targets funding for innovative, small-scale pilot projects, such as Individual Development Account programs, loan programs to support economic restructuring activities, construction trades training programs, entrepreneurship development, heritage tourism, telecommunication projects or other efforts which provide unique, unmatched benefits to eligible Virginia… Learn More
DHCD offers planning grants through the CDBG program to increase the potential for project success and impact. These grants aid in developing clearly articulated strategies for addressing a locality’s greatest community development needs following meaningful citizen participation. For more details, see the Planning Grant Fact Sheet.Learn More
CDBG Urgent Need Fund Grants enable the prompt response to existing serious and immediate threats to local health and safety. The applicant locality must be unable to finance the project on its own, no other funding is available to address the problem and the CDBG funding will be directly targeted towards alleviation of the threatening conditions. CDBG assistance will generally only be made… Learn More