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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Grants to Frederick, Maryland Nonprofits and Agencies for
Human Services Benefiting Low-Income Residents

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City of Frederick

Deadline Date:

01/09/19 12:00 PM


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Grants to Frederick, Maryland nonprofits and agencies for activities that benefit low-income residents of the City. Funding is intended for programs that address housing, mental health, crime prevention, neighborhood revitalization, welfare, or recreation needs. Both public services and construction projects are welcome.

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is designed to fund activities that primarily benefit low and moderate-income residents of The of City of Frederick. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to programming or projects that address local housing, housing related supportive services, crime prevention, mental health, welfare, neighborhood revitalization, or recreation needs for capital projects or staffing benefiting low and moderate-income neighborhoods. The project could be something that an organization undertakes on its own or in partnership with The City of Frederick.

Public Services funds are capped at 15% of the annual award plus 15% of program income.

Applicants should consider that all construction projects trigger the Davis Bacon Act which includes weekly payrolls and prevailing wage rates.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148848

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Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by April 30, 2020 to meet the CDBG timeliness test.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations and government agencies are eligible to apply.

Funding recipients may not purchase equipment with Federal funds.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: 12:00 PM on Wednesday January 9, 2019

Funding for projects typically becomes available late August/early September.

For Bricks and Mortar projects, a 10% percent cash contribution will be required from the applicant based on the total project/activity cost.

Information on the Davis Bacon Act:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Eileen Barnhard, CDBG Program Administrator

Submit applications to:
The City of Frederick
Municipal Office Annex
Department of Planning/Community Development
140 W. Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: Frederick