Grant opportunities are available time to time from the Housing and Community Development Department for a variety of projects. For additional information, please contact the Housing and Community Development Department at 301-891-7119 or email@example.com.
The City of Takoma Park's Community Grants Program provides funding for a range of activities including:
Cultural and STEM Grants
Projects, programs and events that contribute to the livability of Takoma Park, engage diverse populations, and strengthen the community’s commitment to the arts, humanities and sciences.
Program and Operational Support Grants
Programming designed to have a long term impact, providing residents and organizations with the support and resources needed to address current or future challenges and develop sustainable skills needed to realize their full social, economic, and physical potential.
Capital Project Grants
We are not accepting requests for funding at this time. Please check back in January 2016.
One time capital projects designed to advance Takoma Park’s desire to create a vibrant and sustainable community that is economically efficient, environmentally sound, and socially equitable.
Energy Upgrade and Exterior Home Repair Program
No cost to homeowners! OVER $8,000 available per qualified home for:
- Energy Upgrades/Energy Audit
- Heating and Cooling Systems
- Insulation Installation
- Appliance Replacement
- Caulk, Weather Stripping, Sealing Exterior Repairs
- Roof Repairs
- Siding and Wood Repair
- Concrete/Brick Work
- Tree Trimming/Removal
- Minor Exterior Repairs
Deadline to Apply May 15, 2015. For an application or more information contact:
or download the application here:
Some income restrictions apply based on household size:
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Community Development Block Grant Program
Applications due September 2, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is designed to fund activities that primarily benefit low and moderate-income residents of Takoma Park. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to programming or projects that address local housing, employment, crime prevention, childcare, health care, drug abuse prevention, education, mental health, welfare, neighborhood revitalization, or recreation needs.
Approximately $11,600 is available for programming which primarily benefits individuals or households of low and moderate incomes. An estimated $79,400 is available for capital projects benefitting low and moderate-income neighborhoods. The project could be something that an organization does on its own or in partnership with the City of Takoma Park. Funds would be available in mid to late 2016.
- CDBG Fact Sheet and Funding Policy (PDF)
- CDBG Eligible Neighborhoods (PDF)
- CDBG Application Form FY17 (DOC)
CDBG Façade Easement Program - Allows the City to partner with private property owners in improving and reinvesting in their commercial properties by providing matching funds for exterior improvements to existing commercial buildings. Buildings must be located within a targeted CDBG area (see map below). The value for the purchase of a façade easement shall not exceed 50% of the eligible costs of the improvements, with a maximum value of $15,000 per storefront. Submissions are due Monday, June 1, 2015.