Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Important Dates in the 2020 CDBG Application Process

Now: Grant Application Release

The Loudoun County CDBG Competitive Application is now available with applications accepted up until 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020. The application packets are available online (PDF) or by contacting CDBG Program Assistant Sandra Berrios at 703-771-5731 or by email

November 24: Public Hearing on Housing and Community Development Needs

The Loudoun County Family Services Advisory Board will conduct an electronic public hearing at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2020, to gather input on addressing housing and community development needs, set the framework for the upcoming year’s priority projects and objectives, and activities to help families and individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. The public hearing will be held virtually: 

  • Viewing: Webex Link 
  • To listen by phone: 844-992-4726; Access Code: 173 722 4834
  • Participating: Anyone interested in speaking during the public hearing is encouraged to sign up in advance by emailing Sandra Berrios by 12:00 p.m., November 23, 2020.

December 7: Application Deadline

Applications for the Loudoun County CDBG Program must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information, view the application guidelines (PDF).

Note: Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or needs language assistance in order to participate in this activity should contact the Office of Housing at 703-737-8323 (V/TTY).  

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What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?

  • The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service, and community development needs.
  • Eligible applicants for CDBG funds include local nonprofit organizations and local government entities in Loudoun County or those mainly serving Loudoun County residents. 
  • Organizations within the community can compete for these funds through an annual application process.
  • Proposed projects should address the goals of the CDBG program, which include providing affordable housing opportunities, revitalizing neighborhoods, renovating substandard housing, providing public services and expanding economic development opportunities, primarily for persons of low and moderate income. 
  • The funds must be used based on guidelines outlined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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