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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The 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. 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.  

Important dates and steps in the process are:

Application Release
The Loudoun County CDBG Competitive Application is now available with applications accepted up until 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019. The application packet is available online at loudoun.gov/cdbg or by contacting CDBG Program Assistant Sandra Berrios at 703-771-5731 or by email

October 9: How to Apply Workshop
Groups interested in learning about how to apply for the Loudoun County CDBG Program are encouraged to attend an informative workshop Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The workshop will be held in the Lansdowne Room on the second floor of the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, Leesburg. Anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP by email to Sandra Berrios.

October 23: Public Hearing on Housing and Community Development Needs
The Loudoun County Family Services Advisory Board will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, to gather input on addressing housing and community development needs. The public hearing will be held in the Shenandoah Room on the second floor of the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, Leesburg. No advance sign-ups are required. 

November 8: Application Deadline
Applications for the Loudoun County CDBG Program must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. 

Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or needs language assistance in order to participate in these activities should contact the Department of Family Services at 703-777-0353 (V/TTY).  

For more information about the Loudoun County CDBG program, contact Sandra Berrios at 703-771-5731 or by email. More information also is online at loudoun.gov/CDBG.

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