Tag: Community Development Block Grant

Ron DeSantis Announces $28.4 Million for 23 Communities Across Florida

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded more than $28.4 million in funding for economic growth and community resiliency to 23 Florida communities through the Community Development Block Grant – CV (CDBG-CV) program, and the...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $15.6 Million to 10 Florida Communities for Community Development

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded more than $15 million to ten Florida communities through the Rural Infrastructure Fund and the Community Development Block Grant – CV (CDBG-CV) program. Additionally, when...

Ron DeSantis: DEO Sending 30 Communities HUD Funds Through Rebuild Florida Program

The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to increase the resiliency of critical facilities that serve a public safety purpose for local communities.

Ron DeSantis: More than $92 Million Available to Local Governments in Block Grants for...

The CDBG-CV program is designed to help local governments prepare, prevent, and respond to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 with the governor’s office noting that $92 million is available.

Kathy Castor: HUD Sending Almost $3.1 Million to Tampa to Help With Coronavirus

Castor said that HUD was sending $3,075,937 to Tampa in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help the city government deal with the continued coronavirus pandemic. The funds come from the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.
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Florida’s Senators Unveil Disaster Assistance Simplification Act

Florida’s two senators on Capitol Hill are teaming up to ensure victims of natural disasters aren’t penalized by one branch of the federal government for refusing loans from another part of it. 
Fanning Springs

Ron DeSantis: $1.4 Million in Grants Headed to Fanning Springs

The funds will be used to help the small town, which is located on the Suwanee River on the Gilchrist County-Levy County border, improve its infrastructure to boost tourism and business. 
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Rick Scott: $1.5 Million in Grant Funding for Small and Rural Communities Will Create...

This week, Gov. Rick Scott announced $1.5 million in Competitive Florida Partnership and Community Planning Technical Assistance grants for small and rural communities across Florida. The grants administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity...