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 2022. 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 2023 grants will fund projects during July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023.

Community Development Block Grants
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240-314-8260
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Application Process


Review Guidelines

Download the FY 2023 guidelines to review HUD requirements, eligibility and application requirements.



Submit Application

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

Click HERE to apply online. The application deadline is September 27, 2021.


Public Hearing

On September 13, 2021 at 7 p.m., 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 by 4 p.m. on September 10, 2021.

Written testimony from the public will be accepted until September 27, 2021.
  1. FY 2021 Funded Projects
Agency Purpose of Funding
Request Amount
City of Rockville Single-family Rehab Program $81,099
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 repair of front and side porch; tin roof; replacement of gutter; installation of ductless AC system; electrical work; repointing foundation; restoration of retaining wall/installation of walkway; and replacement of carpeting throughout the house. $51,551
Cornerstone Montgomery  Cornerstone Montgomery proposes make repairs and improvements at one of its residential crisis services homes. The specific proposed scope of work includes replacement of AC units; repair of flooring system in all bedrooms; reinforcing stairs to the basement and second floor; renovation of rear porch; replacement of shed; new windows and lighting in the basement. $61,650
Housing Unlimited Housing Unlimited proposes to undertake repairs and maintenance at one of its MPDU group homes. The specific proposed scope of work includes rehabilitation of bathroom, including associated plumbing and the installation of an ADA-compliant toilet.  $8,700
Rockville Housing Enterprises
RHE proposes to replace the roof at 13 units at its it David Scull site. RHE propose to undertake the replacement in phases. $60,000
Total   $263,000