Published on: Monday, August 10, 2015 Takoma Park Newsletter

Fund for community projects available

Application deadline 12 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 2

The City of Takoma Park is accepting proposals for the use of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to community organizations for a wide range of activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development and the provision of improved community facilities and services.

Approximately $11,600 is available for programming which primarily benefits individuals or households of low and moderate incomes. An additional $79,400 is available for capital projects benefitting low and moderate-income neighborhoods. Proposed programming may be something that an organization does on its own or in partnership with the City of Takoma Park. Funds would be available in fall of 2016.

Applications are available at

There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Takoma Park Community Center auditorium. Deadline for submissions is 12 noon on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

For more information, please contact the Housing and Community Development Department at 301-891-7119.

This article appeared in the August 2015 edition of the Takoma Park Newsletter. The Takoma Park Newsletter is available for download here.