Community Development Block Grant | COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is making available current CDBG funding to small cities, towns and rural counties to respond to local needs related to COVID-19 response.

Eligible activities include:

  • Construction or rehab of structures to be used for shelters, testing or equipment manufacturing
  • Training programs for healthcare workers or service industry jobs transitioning to food/pharmaceutical delivery systems
  • Acquisition costs for telework/telemedicine services
  • Job creation or business development for manufacturing of COVID-related materials, supplies or equipment (PPE)

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