The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) provides funding to assist a wide range of eligible activities, including housing improvement projects, public facilities such as water and sewer lines, buildings such as local health centers or head start centers, and economic development projects. All projects must substantially benefit low and moderate income persons.
DCA administers the State’s Non-Entitlement CDBG program. As the administrator of these funds, eligible applicants include Units of General-Purpose Local Government (cities or counties) that do not participate in HUD's CDBG Entitlement or Urban County program.
Eligible applicants selected for funding will be those having the greatest need as evidenced by poverty and per capita income and whose applications most adequately address the needs of low- and moderate-income persons and have the greatest impact.
2023 State of Georgia CDBG Applicants' Manual
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How to Apply
Apply here: https://gn.ecivis.com/GO/gn_redir/T/ci58dny2oaw9
All awards under the Annual Competition (except for single-activity housing grants) have the following minimum match requirements:
- 0% match requirement for grant requests of $300,000 and less
- 5% match requirement for grant requests of $300,001 to $750,000
- 10% match requirement for grant requests of $750,001 to $1,000,000
- 15% match requirement for grant requests of $1,000,001 or more
Please contact Kathleen Vaughn, Director of the Office of Community Development, for any questions or concerns regarding the Community Development Block Grant Annual Competition at Kathleen.Vaughn@dca.ga.gov.
CDBG Field Representatives Map - 2022 awards