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 2020. 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 22 grants will fund projects during July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.

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, September 16, 2019 at 5 p.m. to:

Department of Community Planning and Development Services
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Fax: 240-314-8210 

Public Hearing

On September 9, 2019 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 9, 2019.

Written testimony from the public will be accepted until September 30, 2019.
  1. FY19 Funded Projects
Agency Purpose of Funding
Request Amount
Rockville Housing Enterprises
Replace 15 aging water heaters in units in the David Scull site with tank less water heaters. The new tank less heaters will be more efficient and will reduce Carbon Monoxide emissions. The total project cost is $73,000.
Single-Family/Owner Occupied Rehab
Provide repair and rehabilitation services assistance to seven(7) households at an estimated cost of $30,000 for each unit.
Total   $263,000