Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?

  • The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service, and community development needs.
  • Eligible applicants for CDBG funds include local nonprofit organizations and local government entities in Loudoun County or those mainly serving Loudoun County residents. 
  • Organizations within the community can compete for these funds through an annual application process.
  • Proposed projects should address the goals of the CDBG program, which include providing affordable housing opportunities, revitalizing neighborhoods, renovating substandard housing, providing public services and expanding economic development opportunities, primarily for persons of low and moderate income. 
  • The funds must be used based on guidelines outlined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Update:  Community Development Block Grant - COVID-19 Impact Fund 

On May 13, 2020, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the COVID-19 Impact Fund project, which will provide funding to eligible nonprofit organizations to address COVID-19 related needs of low to moderate-income households with incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). In 2020, 80% of the AMI for a household of four is $100,800. The county will be distributing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to support projects or activities that help families and individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. The program will be funded using the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocation through an online competitive application process.

The application period is now closed. The application deadline was May 22, 2020. 

Application Process

If your organization has submitted an application, you will receive notification from county staff on its status.

Helpful Resources

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