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Jan 04

Deadline Extended for the Community Development Block Grant Competitive Public Service Application

Posted on January 4, 2024 at 2:00 PM by Nancy McCormick

Loudoun County has extended the deadline for the CDBG Competitive Public Service Application to no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2024

The CDBG competitive public service application is open to eligible nonprofit organizations and government entities. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of community needs. The public service application is intended for projects that provide public services that primarily benefit low-and moderate-income residents.  The public service must be either a new service or a quantifiable increase in the level of a service.

Details about the program, including a link to the application, are available online at or by visiting the Loudoun County Department of Housing and Community Development office located at 106 Catoctin Circle, SE in Leesburg. 

Eligible Applicants

  • A governmental entity such as Loudoun County or one of the incorporated towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville or Round Hill.
  • A nonprofit organization with 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status whose overall service population includes a considerable number of Loudoun residents; or delivers a considerable number of service hours to Loudoun residents. The nonprofit organization must have a physical presence in Loudoun County or be located within reasonable proximity to Loudoun. Also, it must have been in business for at least two years by the time of the application.

Eligible Projects/Activities 

  • Must occur within Loudoun County and/or directly serve Loudoun County residents.
  • Must address one or more of the four U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development national objectives which provide primary benefits for people with low- to moderate income. Details about those objectives are available in the CDBG public service application.  
  • Must relate to one or more of the Priority Needs in the Draft 2021-2025 Five Year Consolidated Plan (PDF) - housing strategy, homeless strategy, other special needs strategy, community development strategy, and economic development strategy (details in section SP-25 of the document). 

Ineligible activities include political activities, maintenance expenses and activities not described in federal regulations 24 CFR 570.201(e)

More Information

Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or who needs language assistance to participate in the CDBG process should contact CDBG Program Manager Johnette Powell by email or call 703-737-8755.

More information is available at

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