How to Use CDBG for Public Service Activities

Is now a good time to consider how to design an effective Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public service program to offer expanded services or respond to a new community need? Do you need a refresher on the spending cap for CDBG public service activities, or how to document income eligibility for public services?
CDBG for Public Services ActivitiesThese questions and more are answered in the latest CDBG technical assistance product, How to Use CDBG for Public Service Activities, now available on HUD Exchange. In this four-module video you will learn about CDBG's eligible and ineligible public service activities, how to ensure your public service program meets a CDBG national objective, and considerations for building an effective public service program to maximize the positive impacts in your community.
To learn more about the CDBG program, visit the full collection of Explore CDBG technical assistance products and project profiles. Here you will find many resources to help grantees and community development professionals use CDBG funds to design and implement successful projects to create transformative impact in your community.
Also be sure to check out the CDBG Project Profiles Website to learn about how your peers in other communities are using the CDBG program to invest in their communities in innovative ways and implement successful projects. We want to hear from you too! We encourage you to share the great work you are doing in your community, the difference you make, and how you do it. Send us your story today.
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