A maximum of $200,000 will be granted to any project or program in Fiscal Year 2019.
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 percentage 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 stormwater 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
|Fiscal Year||Municipality and Project Name||Grant Amount Awarded|
|2018||Columbia Borough; South Eighth Street Improvements||$200,000|
|2018||Columbia Borough; Market House Improvements||$100,000|
|2018||Marietta Borough; Sewer Improvements, Basin F||$200,000|
|2018||Emerald Foundation; Community Campus Improvements||$200,000|
|2017||Columbia Borough; South Eighth Street Improvements||$200,000|
|2017||Manheim Borough; Main Street Improvements||$200,000|
|2016||Eden Township; Furnace Road Reconstruction||$150,000|
|2016||Columbia Borough; Poplar Street Improvements Project||$200,000|
|2016||YWCA of Lancaster; Energy Savings and Pool Infill Project||$196,440|
|2016||Marietta Borough; Basin "D" Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation||200,000|
|2016||Millersville Borough; West Frederick Street Infrastructure Improvements Project||$153,560|
|2015||Columbia Borough - South Eighth St.||$250,000|
|2015||Manheim Borough - E Adele Ave Storm Water||$243,824|
|2015||West Earl Township||$231,176|
|2014||Millersville Borough - West Frederick Street Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 3||$97,018|
|2014||West Earl Township - East Main Street Storm Water Improvement Phase 2||$220,000|
|2014||Manheim Brough - W. Stiegel St./S. Penn St. Improvement Project Phase 1||$175,000|
|2014||Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community - Sewer Project||$250,000|
|2013||Lititz Borough - Forney Drive/Plum Street Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 2||$70,000|
|2013||Millersville Borough - West Frederick Street Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 2||$250,000|
|2013||Columbia Borough - Plane Street Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 2||$250,000|
|2013||Manheim Borough - Fulton/West End Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 2||$129,000|
|2012||West Earl Township - East Main Street Storm Sewer Project Phase 1||$100,000|
|2012||Columbia Borough - Walnut Street Neighborhood Improvement Project||$150,000|
|2012||Marietta Borough - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation, Basins B&C Project||$200,000|
|2012||Manheim Borough - Fulton/West End Neighborhood Improvement Project Phase 1||$125,000|
|2012||Leacock Township - Lincoln Highway Area Sewer Extension Project||$175,000|
|2011||Marietta Borough - Basin A Sanitary Sewer||$180,000|
|2011||Millersville Borough - West Frederick St Phase I||$160,529|
|2011||Manheim Borough - East Gramby Street||$87,991|
|2011||Mt. Joy Borough - Manheim St. Water & Sewer||$202,500|
|2011||Columbia Borough - Plane St. Phase I||$180,000|
|2010||Columbia Borough - N. Second St. Project||$200,000|
|2010||Paradise Township - Kinzer's Sanitary Sewer Extension||$121,000|
|2010||Quarryville Borough - North Church St. Well Improvement Project||$70,000|
|2010||Rapho Township - Water System Improvement Project||$188,948|
|2010||Welsh Mountain Dental Expansion - Sewer Project||$250,000|
|2010||YWCA of Lancaster - Storm Pipe Replacement||$70,052|