Community Development Block Grant

The CDBG program is a competitive application process for towns and non-profits. Funding recommendations are made by a citizen advisory committee.

For Program 2017, the County received $1,769,115 in CDBG funding. CDBG funds target 4 major categories. Administrative and Homeowner Rehab Program costs are not included:

Accomplishments Achieved During Program Year 2017

Improvements

  • 4,995 clients – Borough of Lincoln Park – $160,000 – Water Main Replacement (Phase 1 and Phase 2)
  • 1,085 clients – Township of Montville – $19,751 – Longview Dr & Eberhardt Court Road Imp.
  • 1,475 clients – Township of Mt. Olive – $45,400 – Budd Lake Drainage and Paving
  • 3,250 clients – Borough of Netcong – $80,000 – Railroad Ave & Marc Ct Imp-Phase 2
  • 1,440 clients – Township of Roxbury – $72,872 – Street Improvements
  • 1,365 clients – Borough of Wharton – $80,000 – Oxford/Cambridge Street Imp

Total spending on Improvements: $458,023 was spent during 7/1/17 – 6/30/18 and 13,570 clients were served.


Services

  • 220 clients – CASA (2016 and 2017)  – $88,000 – Case Supervisor Positions
  • 7 clients – Children on the Green – $30,000 – Childcare Scholarships
  • 18 clients – Deirdre O’Brien Adv Center – $40,000 – Clinical Counseling Program
  • 11 clients – Employment Horizons – $20,000 – Transportation Van Purchase
  • 504 clients – Family Promise – $35,000 – Program Rental & Salary
  • 322 clients – JBWS – $20,000 – Children’s Program
  • 22 clients – Mental Health Association of Morris County – $40,000
  • 23 clients – Morristown Neighborhood House – $40,000 – School Age Child Care Scholarships
  • 25 clients – The Salvation Army – $20,000 – Day Care Scholarships

Total spending on Services: $333,000 was spent during 7/1/17 – 6/30/18, and 1,151 clients were served.


Facilities

  • 4  clients – Borough of Rockaway – $74,485 – Library Restoration and Imp
  • 132 clients – Township of Rockaway – $68,850 – Sr. Center Lot Pacing
  • 43 clients – Township of Roxbury – $69,500 – Sr. Center Upgrades
  • 1,740 clients – Borough of Victory Gardens – $60,000 – Playground Improvements
  • 4,301 clients – Zufall Health Center – $32,328 – Flooring Replacement

Total spending on Facilities: $305,163 was spent during 7/1/17 – 6/30/18; 6,220 clients were served.


Housing

  • 62 clients – Hope House – $99,600 Operation Fix It

Total spending on Housing: $99,600 was spent during 7/1/17 – 6/30/18 and 62 clients were served.