Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant Program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low and moderate-income persons. 

Rockville is accepting applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal CDBG funds it will receive in fall 2023. CDBG money can be used to provide grants to housing providers for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income households or neighborhoods.  

Fiscal Year 2024 grants will fund projects during July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024.

If you are a Rockville homeowner seeking home repair assistance, please visit the Home Repair Loan Assistance page.

Community Development Block Grants
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Application Process

Review Guidelines 

Download the FY 2024 guidelines to review HUD requirements, eligibility and application requirements.

Register to attend a Technical Assistance Webinar
July 13, 2022 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
August 30, 2022 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
View PowerPoint slides from the webinar

Submit Application

For a preview of the questions, download the grant application questions and budget form.


The application deadline has been extended to Friday, October 14, 2022.

Public Hearing

On September 12, 2022, the city will hold a public hearing at city hall on community needs for CDBG projects. Applicants are encouraged to attend.

Testimony is limited to three minutes for individuals and five minutes for an association or organization. If you are interested in speaking, contact the City Clerk's office at 240-314-2880.

Written testimony from the public will be accepted.
  1. FY 2022 Funded Projects
Agency Purpose of Funding
Request Amount
City of Rockville Single-family Rehab Program $79,789
Community Reach of Montgomery County Community Reach proposes to undertake repairs and maintenance at one of its permanent supportive group homes located at 111 W. Jefferson Street. The specific proposed scope of work includes replacement of wooden shutters in disrepair. The location is a historic property. $11,800
Housing Unlimited Housing Unlimited proposes to undertake repairs and maintenance at one of its affordable homes for residents in mental health recovery. The specific proposed scope of work includes window replacements, kitchen renovation, and painting work. $31,411
Rockville Housing Enterprises
RHE proposes to replace the roof of 44 units at its David Scull site. RHE proposes to undertake the replacement in phases. $140,000
Total   $263,000