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​Community Development Block Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability FY 23-24

​Mecklenburg County is preparing for its FY 2023-2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Action Plan and funding allocation. As an Entitlement County, the County has received $961,498 entitlement funds for FY22-23. The exact allocation for FY23-24 has not been announced by the U.S. Department of Housing, but the County anticipates receiving approximately $900,000 in CDBG funding that will be available for qualifying projects in FY 23-24. CDBG funding is normally distributed as follows: 65% to eligible housing and non-housing projects, 15% to public service projects/programs and up to 20% for program planning and administrative costs.  

Mecklenburg County is accepting applications for projects seeking CDBG funding now through Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 at 5 p.m. The funding is available in a limited target area. Eligible neighborhoods and/or beneficiaries must be located in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Pineville, Mint Hill or the unincorporated areas of Mecklenburg County. If you need assistance with the application, please contact Zsuzsi (Susie) Kadar at or 704-688-7033.

Community Development Block Grant funds are intended to create sustainable and viable communities. Funds are targeted to low and moderate-income neighborhoods. A project must meet one of the federal requirements listed in the FY 23-24 Notice of Funding Availability to be eligible for CDBG funds. 

FY23-24 CDBG Application Workshop for Mecklenburg County via ZOOM

Time: Jan. 19, 2023, 10 a.m. 
Meeting ID: 857 3281 7491 
Passcode: 563668