Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
The CDBG program addresses the needs for affordable housing, economic development and public services, primarily to the benefit of low and moderate income (LMI) population (neighborhoods) within the City of Columbia.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABLE (NOFA) FY 2019-2020
REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA)
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
During the 2019-2020 funding cycle, applications for CDBG Program funding are available for Public Service Activities only. This NOFA/RFA is a one (1) year funding request.
The City of Columbia will hold an additional technical assistance workshop and can schedule individual technical assistance sessions to provide applicants sufficient assistance to submit competitive applications for funding. Applicants are required to attend the workshop as a condition of application submission. No application will be accepted from any organization that did not attend a technical assistance workshop. The additional workshop is:
November 13, 2018 @ 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Empowerment Zone, Inc.
Lady Street Suites
1509 Lady St.
Columbia, SC 29203
CDBG Manual, Appendices and Exhibits
About the Program
The CDBG program works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. CDBG funding is an important tool for helping local governments tackle serious challenges facing their communities. The CDBG program has made a difference in the lives of millions of people and their communities across the nation.images