The federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a principal revenue source for local communities to address the roots and consequences of poverty. The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development administers the program on a national basis and awards grants annually to entitlement communities, including Burlington, on a formula basis. The city in turn awards grants to local organizations as well as operating several CDBG-funded programs.
The following documents govern the local CDBG program:
CDBG-R: The city received $238,821 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to carry out, on an expedited basis, eligible activities under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. You can view a list of the funded activities here.To date, the city has completed the following projects with Community Development Block Grant funding received under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Action of 2009: