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 2018, the County received $1,932,888 in CDBG funding. CDBG funds target 4 major categories. Administrative and Homeowner Rehab Program costs are not included:

Accomplishments Achieved During Program Year 2018

Improvements

  • 4,093 clients: Township of Montville – $75,700 – ADA Ramps / Crosswalks / Sidewalks
  • 1,085 clients: Township of Montville – $19,751 – Longview Dr & Eberhardt Street Improvements
  • 3,250 clients: Borough of Netcong – $80,000 – Water Main Replacement, Railroad Ave
  • 1,705 clients: Borough of Lincoln Park – $80,000 – Water Main Repair, Phase 2
  • 1,705 clients: Borough of Lincoln Park – $80,000 – Water Main Replacement, Main St
  • 1,475 clients: Township of Mt. Olive – $45,400 – Budd Lake Draining and Improvements
  • 1,440 clients: Township of Roxbury – $72,872 – Birch Lake, James Street and Spencer Road Street Improvements
  • 1,365 clients: Borough of Wharton – $80,000 – Oxford/Cambridge Street Improvements
  • 1,075 clients: Borough of Butler – $80,000 – Carey Avenue Water Main Improvements

Total spending on Improvements: $613,723 was spent during 7/1/18 – 6/30/19 and 17,196 clients were served.


Services

  • 7 clients: Children on the Green – $30,000 – Childcare Scholarships
  • 17 clients: Children on the Green – $21,367 – Childcare Scholarships
  • 123 clients: Deirdre O’Brien – $50,000 – Clinical Counseling Program
  • 29 clients: Neighborhood House – $20,000 – Childcare Scholarships
  • 18 clients: JBWS – $20,000 – Children’s Program
  • 75 clients: CASA – $50,000 – Case Supervisor Positions
  • 64 clients: Homeless Solutions – $50,000 – Childcare Scholarships
  • 322 clients: Family Promise – $20,000 – Program Rental Costs and Salary
  • 11 clients: Employment Horizons – $20,000 – Transportation Van

Total spending on Services: $281,367 was spent during 7/1/18 – 6/30/19, and 666 clients were served.


Facilities

  • 4,093 clients: Zufall Health Center – $80,000 – Interior Renovations
  • 4,301 clients: Zufall Health Center – $32,328 – Flooring Replacement
  • 6,455 clients: Borough of Rockaway – $74,485 – Library Restoration and Improvements
  • 164 clients: Borough of Rockaway – $80,000 – Community Center Improvements
  • 1,740 clients: Borough of Victory Gardens – $60,000 – Playground Improvements
  • 132 clients: Township of Rockaway – $68,850 – Senior Center Parking Lot Paving

Total spending on Facilities: $395,663 was spent during 7/1/18 – 6/30/19, and 16,885 clients were served.


Housing

  • 21 clients: Hope House – $99,600 – Operation Fix It
  • 62 clients: Hope House – $99,600 – Operation Fix It
  • 21 clients: Hope House – $99,600 – Operation Fix It
  • 4 clients: Special Homes – $50,400 – Group Home Renovations

Total spending on Housing: $349,200 was spent during 7/1/18 – 6/30/19, and 108 clients were served.