City Community Development Grant Applications Available Online

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The City of Murfreesboro Community Development Department is currently accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for two grants for services and housing to qualifying residents.

“As a CDBG entitlement city since 1984, the City of Murfreesboro encourages eligible, local non-profit agencies to apply for federal Community Development Block Grant funding,” said Community Development Director Robert Holtz. “CDBG’s purpose is to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities to low-and moderate-income and moderate-income people.”

The CDBG Public Service Grant Application is open now through February 22, 2024, to local non-profit agencies and government agencies https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4477

The HOME Investment Partnership Grant Application is also open now through February 22, 2024, to local non-profit agencies and government agencies

https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4484

The CDBG Public Service Grant is a capacity-building grant for agencies providing services to the low-moderate income community within the City. Eligible Public Service activities include but are not limited to: Youth services/programs, educational programs, job training, recreational programs, services for seniors, homeless services.

The HOME Investment Partnership Grant Application is open now through February 22, 2024, to local non-profit agencies and government agencies. The HOME Investment Partnership Grant focuses on the housing needs of the low-moderate income community within the City. Eligible HOME activities include but are not limited to: Homeowner Rehabilitation, Homebuyer Assistance, Rental Housing, and Tenant Based Rental Assistance.

The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, February 22, 2024, by 5:59 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/115/Community-Development-Block-Grant

Robert Holtz became Director of Community Development in January 2023 after serving as Director of Building & Codes. Holtz had served as director of Building & Codes since 2016 and began his career with the City of Murfreesboro in August 1996 as a Plans Examiner.

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