FFY2014 Community Development Block Grant Application Cycle Open Text Size

Mayor Alex B. Morse is pleased to announce that the FFY2014 Community Development Block Grant application cycle has opened as of Monday December 2, 2013.  Grant applications for Housing, Public Facilities, Infrastructure, Economic Development and Public Services will be available from the Office for Community Development upon request and due by January 10, 2014. 

The Community Development Block Grant Program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs primarily to serve low and moderate income residents.  Beginning in 1974, the CDBG program is one the longest continuously run programs at HUD.  The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to 1209 general units of local government and States.  

In 2013, the City of Holyoke received approximately $1.1 million to fund a variety of projects including construction of the Pulaski Park Skateboard Park, renovation of Library Park, enhancements at the Senior Center and a variety of Public Services like homeownership assistance, day care, summer camp, food pantry and educational services.  

Interested organizations should call the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development at 413-322-5610 to request a copy of the FFY2014 CDBG Grant Application.  Funding is not available to individuals; individuals in need of services may call the Office for Community Development for referrals.

Posted on December 10, 2013 by