FREDERICK, MD – The City of Frederick Department of Housing and Human Services is pleased to invite local organizations and community members to participate in an informational session regarding the 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This session aims to offer insights into the program's scope, its impact on community development, and the opportunities it presents for addressing diverse local needs.
The CDBG program, a vital federally funded initiative, offers flexible resources designed to empower communities in addressing a wide spectrum of unique development needs. Since 1994, the City of Frederick has acted as an entitlement community, ensuring the provision of crucial resources year after year.
Through these funds, the City of Frederick supports various organizations in executing a myriad of community development activities. These initiatives are focused on neighborhood revitalization, fostering economic development, and enhancing community facilities and services. By harnessing these resources, the City strives to create a more vibrant and resilient community for all residents.
The informational public meeting on the 2024 grant cycle is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 5, at 10 am at the City of Frederick Municipal Office Annex, Conference Room C, located at 140 W. Patrick Street. For those unable to attend in person, the session will be recorded and made available on the City's official website.
"This session serves as an opportunity for our community members and organizations to familiarize themselves with the impactful opportunities presented by the Community Development Block Grant program and provide public comment," stated Rebecca Gramling, who can be contacted for further inquiries at (301) 600-6206 or via email at email@example.com.
For additional information on the Community Block Grant program, please visit frederickmd.gov/cdbg.