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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Community Development Block Grant Programs

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs.

The CDBG program works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. CDBG is an important tool for helping local governments tackle serious challenges facing their communities. The CDBG program has made a difference in the lives of millions of people and their communities across the Nation.

CITY OF SANFORD SPECIAL ECONOMIC PROGRAM

The goal of the program is to provide business owners within District 2 with financial assistance and technical support that will result in improved access to goods and services in the area, increased revenues and economic development of the area, in order to revitalize and stabilize businesses, while supporting income generation and wealth creation among residents. Economic Development is defined as to attract and support existing businesses, to promote and improve the economic wellbeing and quality of life for the community; by building local wealth, diversifying the economy, creating and retaining jobs, growing small businesses in the area.

The City of Sanford is officially soliciting proposals from eligible businesses for economic development activities in District 2 to assist in the accomplishment of objectives stated in the 2015-2019 Five Year Consolidated Plan. 

Related Documents

District 2 Funding Application ………………………………………………………………………………………

Home-Based Business Guide ……………………………………………………………………………………….

CITY OF SANFORD MINOR HOME REPAIR PROGRAM

The Minor Home Repair Program is designed to provide funding in the form of a grant to applicants who income qualify.  The five (5) trades in which assistance can be provided are roofing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC (heating/cooling systems) and accessibility accommodations, for those with disabilities. This program covers necessary repairs and/or alterations to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the households. This program is being offered city wide, for income qualified individuals. 

The City of Sanford is no longer accepting applications for the Minor Home Repair Program. This program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

Olatunji Oyewale (407) 688-5000 ext. 2779 Email: CDBG Program Manager

CDBG Advisory Board

The City receives CDBG funds from HUD and must evaluate how the funds are best used to provide and develop a plan for the expenditure of these funds. It is the desire of the City to involve citizens in the development and decision making process of the annual funding plan. In order to achieve the desired goal and mandate, the City Commission of the City of Sanford has determined that it is wise, prudent and advisable to create and appoint a “CDBG Advisory Board”. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to serve in an advisory capacity to the City Commission and the staff of the City to oversee an annual community needs assessment and determine funding priorities, evaluate funding proposals and make funding recommendations to the City Commission and the staff of the City and review performance and program revisions by funded agencies.

CDBG Advisory Board Members

  • Shane Lillibridge, Chair
  • Kemadontae Tillman
  • Ronda Johnson
  • Christopher Lemon
  • Quinn Byrd
  • Dyniesha Dye

CDBG Meetings

Documents

CDBG Five Year Plan

City of Sanford 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan – DRAFT……………………………………

City of Sanford 2015 – 2020 Consolidated Plan……………………………………………………

City of Sanford 2010 – 2014 Consolidated Plan……………………………………………………..

CDBG Annual Action Plan

CDBG Annual Action Plan 2020 – 2021 …………………………………………………………………

CDBG Annual Action Plan 2019 – 2020 ………………………………………………………………….

CDBG Annual Action Plan 2018 – 2019 ………………………………………………………………….

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

2019 – 2020 CAPER (DRAFT)………………………………………………………………………………….

2018 – 2019 CAPER………………………………………………………………………………………………….

2017 – 2018 CAPER…………………………………………………………………………………………………

CDBG Citizens Participation Plan

CDBG Citizens Participation Plan – Revised May 2020…………………………………………

Environmental Review

Area Environmental Review Record for Goldsboro..………………………………………………

Area Environmental Review Record for Georgetown…………………………………………….