CDBG Application Workshop Next Week

City of Great Falls Montana

 

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


DATE:  November 28, 2012

CONTACT: Jennifer Reichelt, Deputy City Manager – 455-8417

CDBG APPLICATION WORKSHOP

GREAT FALLS, Montana – The City of Great Falls Planning & Community Development Department is hosting a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)/HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Application Workshop on Thursday, December 6, 2012, from 9-11:30 a.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Attendees must register by December 4, to register for the workshop call 455-8407.

The workshop is designed to help applicants better understand the application process and the program’s requirements. Participants will learn what types of projects are eligible, the criteria used when reviewing applications and tips for submitting a successful grant application. Attendance at the workshop is mandatory for anyone (or agency) interested in submitting a grant application.

Each year the City of Great Falls receives CDBG grant funds. The CDBG program provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. Since its establishment in 1974, the CDBG program is one of the longest continuously run programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to local government and states. CDBG is an important tool that helps local governments tackle serious challenges facing their communities.

For more information about the workshop call Chris Imhoff, CDBG Grant Administrator, at 455-8407.