MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, January 19, 2023) – Berkeley County, in partnership with Civitas LLC, is hosting a Community Fair this month for local nonprofits and other organizations interested in learning more about the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and how to apply for funding through Berkeley County Government. The event will be Thursday, February 16, 2023 from 5-7 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Berkeley County Administration Building, located at 1003 N. Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.
PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at the Community Fair is MANDATORY for those wishing to apply for CDBG funds when the application period goes live. Pre-registration for the fair is also required for attendance. To pre-register, go HERE.
The CDBG application period will be available February 17 through March 17. More information will be forthcoming.
The agenda for the Community Fair will be as follows:
- 5:00 – 5:15 p.m. – Meet & Greet (*Light refreshments will be served.)
- 5:15 – 5:45 p.m. – Civitas LLC to explain program
- 5:45 – 6:15 p.m. – Application Process Overview with Berkeley County CDBG/Finance staff
- 6:15 – 6:45 p.m. – Questions & Answers
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-