2019 Community Development Block Grant / Emergency Solutions Grant / Homeless Assistance Program

* Emergency Food & Shelter Grant Program (EFSP) is posted at bottom of page

APPLICATION and GUIDELINES


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Homeless Assistance Program (HAP) application is in seven (7) sections. You will need to download one of the Application Forms to include with Section 4. These sections can be downloaded and printed out separately. **Note** This application's formatting may be a little different from the hard copy's formatting, please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions or to request an original copy.

 ACROBAT READER and MICROSOFT WORD FORMAT
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CDBG/esg/hap APPLICATION

Click on the separate sections to download them.
 
2015 Montgomery County Housing Inventory Chart
   

STEP 1

Read Sections 1 - 7 below. For technical assistance, our staff is available at (610) 278-3540.

  • Section 1 - General Introduction.
  • Section 2 - Programs.
  • Section 3 - Definitions.
  • Section 4 - Eligible Activities. Read the description of the eligible activities then download the one most appropriate Application Form below for your project.
  • Section 5 - Certifications and Assurances. Must be submitted with application
  • Section 6 - Application Instructions and Required Forms. Must be submitted with application. Download "Application Cover Sheet", appropriate "Sources and Uses Form" and "Detailed Project Cost Form" to be submitted with application.
  • Section 7 - Other Program Requirements.

STEP 2

Determine the Priority Need for your application and the Priority Level. Priority Needs and Priority Levels are located in the FY 2015 - 2019 Consolidated Plan Section SP-25 Priority Needs - 91.215(a)(2) on pages 114 through 123.   
 


STEP 3

Choose one of the Application Forms most appropriate for your chosen Priority Needs. Include this completed Application Form in Section 4 of the application.

Application Forms
(One of these to be added to Section 4 of the application)   
    


STEP 4

Click on the link below to view maps displaying Census Tracts, Block Groups, and low and moderate income data for your municipality. 

STEP 5


Verify data from the Census Block Group map with data from the HUD LMISD spreadsheet linked here: 
    

 

STEP 6

Review entire application. Refer to Section 6 page 1 for instructions and required forms. Use Checklist of required documents on the bottom on the "Application Cover Sheet" Section 6 page 2 to determine completeness of your application. 

TRAINING SESSIONS SCHEDULE 

EMERGENCY FOOD & SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM (EFSP)

PHASE 36 EMERGENCY FOOD & SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM (EFSP)

The Montgomery County Office of Housing & Community Development, and the EFSP Local Board in Montgomery County is pleased to announce the Notice of Funding Availability for nonprofit organizations to provide mass shelter to homeless individuals and families within the national and local guidelines, and to agencies for food assistance, emergency rent, mortgage and utility assistance. The Phase 36 award for Montgomery County jurisdiction is: $361,585. The Office of Housing & Community Development administers this program in Montgomery County. The deadline for submitting EFSP eligible applications to the Montgomery County Office of Housing & Community Development and Local Board consideration is Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12.00PM.

Phase 36 EFSP Proposed Projects (PDF)

For more information, please call: (610) 278-3540