The City of Richland says the application process for Community Block Grants is now open and will remain open until August 18th.

Community Block Grants can be used for a lot of purposes

According to the city:

"The CDBG program can fund a wide range of activities such as :

• Community facilities 
• Housing rehabilitation, infrastructure in support of affordable housing
• Sewer, water, streets/sidewalks, and other infrastructure 
• Public Services"

A total of $225,000 will be available to apply for by non-profit or other public agencies that serve the citizens of Richland.

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Some of the previous projects funded by Community Block Grants include: (from 2022)

Elijah Family HomesTransition to Success Program$15,000
 Elijah Family Homes Youth Scholarship Program$3,500 
 The Arc of the Tri-Cities Partners in Pals Program$9,600 
 Girls Scouts of E. WA & N. IDOutreach / Pathfinders$6,000 
Senior Life ResourcesMeals on Wheels Program $10,000
Domestic Violence ServicesRoof Replacement$14,200
Richland Parks & Public Facilities Removal of Barriers & Installation of ADA Ramps$34,000

To apply for a Block Grant or get more information from the City of Richland, click here. 

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