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City of Moreno Valley launches Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for California


The City of Moreno Valley is seeking applications to enhance and maintain viable urban communities through the provision of decent housing and a suitable living environment and the expansion of economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

Donor Name: City of Moreno Valley

State: California

City: Moreno Valley

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/31/2022


The primary objective of the CDBG Program is the development of viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate income residents. CDBG funds can be used for a variety of community development activities including, but not limited mto public service projects such as, services for seniors, after-school programs, public safety, job training, homeless assistance, housing activities, public infrastructure projects, and economic development activities.

Eligible CDBG Activities

  • Acquisition, design, construction, rehabilitation, or installation of certain publicly owned facilities such as:
    • Parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities.
    • Senior centers, except 24-hour care facilities.
    • Neighborhood facilities.
    • Fire protection facilities and equipment.
    • Parking facilities.
    • Street improvements.
    • Flood, drainage, or sewer facilities.
    • Other improvements vital to a community’s development.
  • Acquisition of property that is: of historic value; appropriate for beautification or conservation of open spaces; appropriate for low or moderate income housing.
  • Clearance and demolition of buildings and land which may be a health hazard to the community. Interim assistance or temporary help to alleviate harmful or dangerous conditions.
  • Removal of architectural barriers which restrict the mobility of handicapped persons.
  • Rehabilitation and preservation of buildings and improvements, both publicly and privately owned.
  • Code enforcement in designated target areas.
  • Historic preservation activities.
  • Eligible economic development activities.
  • Eligible planning and environmental design costs.
  • Public services including, but not limited to: fair housing activities, public safety services, homeless services, senior citizen services, educational programs, youth services, drug abuse counseling & treatment and recreation programs.

Ineligible CDBG Activities

  • Buildings for the general conduct of government, such as city halls, courthouses, and police stations.
  • Stadiums, sports arenas, auditoriums, museums and central libraries (Note: branch libraries may be built in CDBG Target Areas).
  • Purchase of equipment such as construction equipment, fire protection equipment, furnishings, and personal property.
  • Schools
  • Airports, subways, bus or other stations.
  • Hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities.
  • Treatment works for liquid industrial wastes or sewage.
  • Expenses of general government for operation and maintenance of public facilities.
  • Political activities.
  • Direct income payments to residents

For more information, visit Community Development Block Grant.

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