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 2022 grants will fund projects during July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022.

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

Application Process

Review Guidelines

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

Submit Application

Download the application and submit the original and five copies by Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5 p.m. to:

Department of Housing and Community Development
111 Maryland Avenue
Ist Floor
Rockville, MD 20850
Fax: 240-314-8210 

Public Hearing

On September 14, 2020 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 14, 2020.

Written testimony from the public will be accepted until September 29, 2020.
  1. FY 2020 Funded Projects
Agency Purpose of Funding
Request Amount
City of Rockville Single-family Rehab Program $72,536
Cornerstone Montgomery  Cornerstone Montgomery proposes to undertake the purchase and installation of emergency generator and plumbing repairs and upgrades to correct flooding issues.  $129,870
Housing Unlimited Housing Unlimited proposes to undertake two projects at two of its sites, including roof replacement and the installation of solar panels to the roof at its site located at 321 W. Edmonston Drive; the second project is the renovation of the bathrooms, storage closet, kitchen and painting of the common area at its site located at 310 Mannakee Street. $23,394
Rockville Housing Enterprises
RHE proposes to replace the roof at 29 units at its it David Scull site. RHE propose to undertake the replacement in phases. For the first phase, it plans to replace 10 roofs for which it is seeking $62,000 in CDBG funding during the FY2020 funding cycle.  $37,200
Total   $263,000