Grants & Programs

Community Development fosters sustainable, inclusive communities through collaboration with partners to reduce poverty and enhance economic development by providing access to housing and social services resulting in self-sufficiency for its most vulnerable populations. 

Community Development Block Grant Program - CDBG

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs.

The 2019 CDBG funding application process is closed. Jefferson County elected to target the 2019 CDBG funds to the development of decent, safe and affordable housing, and contribute to the development of sustainable communities by preserving existing housing stock or promoting affordable rental or home ownership opportunities for Low-Moderate Income (LMI) families. Please see below for more information.

Community Services Block Grant Program - CSBG

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides funds to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities.

Language Assistance

With advanced notice, Community Development can provide interpreters and translators free of charge. Community Development can also provide materials in alternative formats.

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Program Documents & Applications