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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – Massachusetts


The Town of Brookline has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Donor Name: Town of Brookline

State: Massachusetts

Town: Brookline

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/21/2022

Grant Duration: 1 year


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) enables the Town of Brookline to carry out activities determined to be eligible under the grant which principally benefit low- and very low-income residents.

The Grant Typically Funds:

  • Social/public services programs for low- and moderate-income individuals and families
  • Nonprofits and social service agencies that provide services that benefit youth, the elderly and other clientele
  • Affordable housing rehabilitation, including the Brookline Housing Authority and non-profit housing providers
  • Public facilities improvements (parks and open space, infrastructure), in eligible areas, primarily in the lower Brookline Village/Route 9 corridor

Eligible Criteria

HUD requires that any program funded with CDBG funds must:

  • meet one of the categories of basic eligibility;
  • meet one of the national objectives of the program
  • provide adequate documentation as required by category of activity.

If you are planning to apply for funding of an activity deemed eligible under the CDBG Program for an agency, please note that:

  • Applications will only be accepted from non-profit organizations or Town agencies.
  • All submitted requests will be weighed against other proposals that are in competition for limited funding.
  • Activities must provide services to primarily low- and moderate-income households of the Town.
  • Agreements with the Town must run within the July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 timeframe.
  • All organizations are eligible to participate without regard to religious character or affiliation.

For more information, visit Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

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