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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
2018 CDBG Application Process

  • CDBG Application Available HERE

Loudoun County's application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is open as of Friday, October 5, 2018. 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:

October 5: Application Release

The Loudoun County CDBG Competitive Application is now available. The process is open until Monday, November 5, 2018. The application packet is available here or by contacting Sandra Berrios, CDBG Accounts Assistant, at 703-771-5731 or email.

October 16: 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 on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Lansdowne Room on the second floor of the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way, NE, Leesburg. Please RSVP to Sandra Berrios, CDBG Program Assistant, by email.

October 22: Public Hearing on Housing and Community Development Needs

The Loudoun County Family Services Advisory Board will conduct a public hearing Monday, October 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of gathering 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 5: Application Deadline

Applications for the Loudoun County CDBG Program must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2018. Please note that this is one hour earlier than last year. Staff members will be available to time-stamp applications. Late applications will not be accepted.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or need language assistance in order to participate in these activities, please contact the Department of Family Services at 703-771-0305 (V/TTY).

Evaluation Report

The Loudoun County Department of Family Services Housing and Community Development Division has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2016. The FY 2016 CAPER evaluates the county's use of Community CDBG program funds for the period from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.

What is the Community Development Block Grant Program?
The Loudoun County Department of Family Services administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The purpose of the CDBG program is to help develop viable communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. Organizations within the community are given the opportunity to compete for these funds through an organized application process. The funds must be used based on very specific guidelines outlined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

CDBG Plans and Other Documents
For More Information

For more information about the CDBG program, contact Sandra Berrios, Department of Family Services, at 703-771-5731 or by email.

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