MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, February 17, 2023) – The application period is now open for local nonprofits and other organizations to apply for funding through Berkeley County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The application period opened today, Friday, February 17 and will be open through Friday, March 17.
The deadline to submit an online application for CDBG funding is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 17. To apply, go HERE. *Paper applications will be available upon request.*
Berkeley County is working in partnership with Civitas LLC to distribute these funds to eligible groups. The County and Civitas LLC also hosted a special Community Fair interest meeting on February 16 at the County Administration Building. The meeting was a chance for groups interested in applying for funding to learn more about the CDBG program and eligibility requirements.
For interested applicants who were unable to attend the interest meeting, you can view it HERE. For more information about the CDBG program, go HERE. You may also contact Berkeley County Grants Specialist LeChele Brown at 843-719-4766 or .
Berkeley County receives CDBG funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund activities that primarily benefit low-and moderate- income areas or persons in unincorporated Berkeley County. These funds are based on a formula for entitled cities and counties. Read more about the CDBG program HERE.
-Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office-