posted on: 10/9/2018

The City of Dover Department of Planning and Community Development is now accepting applications from public service agencies, qualified individuals and eligible organizations for grants from the fiscal year 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The fiscal year spans July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Applications will be available online at www.dover.nh.gov/government/city-operations/planning/ and at the Planning Department beginning Oct. 4. The application submission deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the Planning Department, located at 288 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820-4169.  

Community Development Block Grant applications now available

posted on: 10/9/2018

The City of Dover Department of Planning and Community Development is now accepting applications from public service agencies, qualified individuals and eligible organizations for grants from the fiscal year 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The fiscal year spans July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Applications will be available online at www.dover.nh.gov/government/city-operations/planning/ and at the Planning Department beginning Oct. 4. The application submission deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the Planning Department, located at 288 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820-4169.

CDBG workshops to provide an overview of the CDBG Program and specific application requirements will be held in Room 306 at the McConnell Center, 61 Locust St., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Attendance at the workshop is not a prerequisite for submission of an application. Unlike in previous years, interested parties may submit an application for the Public Service category and an application for the Public Facilities category, with some restrictions.

Incomplete or late applications are ineligible.

Eligible CDBG activities include, but are not limited to acquisition of property, development or improvement of public facilities, clearance or demolition, public services, and special economic development activities.

To be eligible for funding, certain requirements must be met, including but not limited to:

  • Submission of a complete and timely application.
  • Support the goals outlined in the city’s Consolidated Plan.
  • Meet one of the following HUD national objectives:
    • Benefit low and moderate income people;
    • Eliminate of slums and blight;
    • Meet a particularly urgent community development need.

For more information about project eligibility or to learn more about Dover’s Community Development Block Grant program, visit www.dover.nh.gov/government/city-operations/planning/index.html.