Community Development Block Grants

2022 Community Development Block Grants

Draft applications for federal funds under HUD’s 2022 Community Development Block Grant program are available from the Montclair Township Department of Planning and Community Development. The draft application can be used for planning purposes only as Essex County is still preparing the online application.

Draft CDBG Application Form

Montclair anticipates receiving $320,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds in the 2022 program year. This fund is largely used for capital projects within eligible areas of the Township.  Some of the funds are made available to non-profit organizations whose projects benefit primarily persons of low and moderate income such as substance abuse counseling and youth programs. A remote public hearing has been scheduled for Monday, November 15 at 6:00 pm using Cisco WebEx Meeting.  The public is welcome to participate in the hearing through the following link:  https://montclairnj.webex.com/montclairnj/j.php?MTID=m0d8b4d475789129f85a3c5e2a34ad389

The meeting number is 2348 560 2118 and the password is [email protected]!  Participants can also join the meeting by phone by dialing 1-408-418-9388 with the access code 2348 560 2118.  Those interested in applying should attend.  

 

A link to the Essex County Five-Year Consolidated Plan and census data is provided to assist in the preparation of  applications.  Completed applications are due in the Montclair Planning Department by noon on Friday, November 19. 

A second public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 7 at 6:15 pm using Cisco WebEx Meeting.  Applicants requesting $10,000 or more in funding must present their request at this public hearing.  Those interested in addressing the Council on this matter may use the following link:  https://montclairnj.webex.com/montclairnj/onstage/g.php?MTID=e4d37b9a9866c38bee2a68e60ba88587c

Participants can also join the meeting by phone by dialing 1-408-418-9388 with the access code 2331 118 9644. 

For additional information, call the Montclair Planning Department at (973) 509-4954 e-mail [email protected].