American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-Community Development Block Grant Recovery Program (CDBG-R)

Contact

(916) 552-9398

Purpose

To stimulate the economy through measures that modernize the nation's infrastructure, improve energy efficiency, and expand educational opportunities and access to health care.

Assistance Type and Terms

Grants with a maximum amount of:

  • Economic Development - $2,500,000, which includes general administration costs; and
  • General - $1,000,000, which includes general administration costs.
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Eligible Activities

  • Housing, including single- and multifamily housing rehabilitation, rental housing acquisition or homeownership assistance, and activities that complement new construction.
  • Public Works, including water and wastewater systems, rural electrification, and utilities such as gas services.
  • Community Facilities, including day care centers, domestic violence shelters, food banks, community centers, medical and dental facilities, and fire stations.
  • Public Services, including staff and operating costs associated with the community facilities.

Eligible Applicants

  • Economic Development - The Economic Development set-aside was used to fund 2009/2010 Economic Development applicants who had already submitted applications to the Department and whose projects met the CDBG-R Program criteria.
  • General - The General Allocation was used to fund CDBG-eligible projects that fell below the funding threshold of the 2008/2009 CDBG General Allocation distribution process, and which met ARRA objectives.
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Application Process

Economic Development – Applications for this set-aside are not longer being accepted.


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