A maximum of $200,000 will be granted to any project or program in Fiscal Year 2018.
For municipal infrastructure or community facilities projects, sponsors are required to certify that a minimum of twenty percent (20%) of the total project cost will be financed through non-CDBG
sources of funding.
- CDBG funds can be used for construction costs only.
- At least five percent (5%) of the cost of construction contracts must be paid with non-CDBG funds.
- Project sponsors are responsible for covering all legal, advertising, right-of-way acquisition, engineering, and design (soft) costs.
All CDBG Projects must be designed to serve those areas of the community with the highest percent of low- and moderate-income persons, using current census data or recent income survey results.
- All projects must benefit residents in an area that is at least 39.79% low- and moderate-income;
- The project area must be primarily residential.
How to Apply for Funding
Municipalities/Organizations will be notified of the availability of funds for public improvement projects in the Spring of each year. Funding will generally be available beginning in the summer of the following year. Please Click the Apply Now Link at the top right of this page for specifics on the funding cycle and application material.
New Sanitary Sewer Systems – Construct new sewage treatment plants and collections systems.
Sanitary Sewer System Extensions – Extend sanitary sewage collection lines beyond existing service areas.
Public Water System Distribution and Extensions – Construction of a new public water treatment plant, filtration plant, distribution system or extension project.
Neighborhood Improvement Projects – Curb and sidewalk replacement, major storm water management improvements, street reconstruction, or water main and sewer main replacement.
Parks and Recreational Facilities – Construct new facilities or purchase new equipment.
Public Facility Improvements – Energy efficiency improvements, handicap accessibility and other structural improvements to a public facility that benefits low- and moderate- income persons..
- Mt. Hope Sewer Project, Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community
- West Stiegel St. Improvement Project, Manheim Borough
- Lincoln Highway Sewer Extension, Leacock Township
- Plane Street Improvement Project, Columbia Borough
- Walnut Street Project, Columbia Borough
|Columbia Borough||South Eighth Street Improvement||$200,000|
|Manheim Borough||Main Street Drainage Improvement||$200,000|
|Upper Leacock Township||Route 23 Curb and Sidewalk Improvement||$200,000|