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$3 million in community development grants announced

Posted: 12:49 PM, Feb 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-07 12:49:48-05
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BALTIMORE — An additional $3 million in grants to support capital projects critical for “locally-driven community revitalization efforts in Baltimore City,” will be available through the second phase of the Community Catalyst Grants Program, the City’s Department of Housing & Community Development and Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office announced Tuesday.

Phase one of the program provided $2 million in grant money and technical support for such neighborhood-based partner organizations, the DHCD and mayor’s office said in a statement.

“This is a promising moment with access to new capital that will support a diverse array of talented partners and projects,” Housing Commissioner Michael Braverman said in a statement “Our initial round of grants will bring operating strength to many local area partners. We envision capital grants being utilized in a variety of ways; including acquisition, gap financing, cooperative economic enterprises and planning efforts. We are excited for what we will accomplish together.”

Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 22. Guidelines for applications can be found online . The funds are expected to be distributed in May.