Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant Program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low and moderate-income persons. 

Rockville is accepting applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal CDBG funds it will receive in fall 2024. CDBG money can be used to provide grants to housing providers for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income households or neighborhoods.  

Fiscal Year 2025 grants will fund projects during July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025.

If you are a Rockville homeowner seeking home repair assistance, please visit the Home Repair Loan Assistance page.

Community Development Block Grants
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Application Process

Review Guidelines 

Download the FY 2025 guidelines to review HUD requirements, eligibility and application requirements.

Register to attend a Technical Assistance Webinar:
August 8, 2023 from 10-11 a.m.

Submit Application

For a preview of the questions, download the grant application questions and budget form.


The application deadline is October 16, 2023.

Public Hearing

On September 11, 2023, the city will hold a public hearing at City Hall on community needs for CDBG projects. Applicants are encouraged to attend.

Testimony is limited to three minutes for individuals and five minutes for an association or organization. If you are interested in speaking, contact the City Clerk's office at 240-314-2880.

Written testimony from the public will be accepted.
  1. FY 2023 Funded Projects
Agency Purpose of Funding
Request Amount
City of Rockville Single-family Rehab Program $100,000
Christian Church Facilities for the Aging, Inc. Christian Church Facilities for the Aging, Inc. proposes to replace carpet in common areas and hallways to eliminate trip hazards at Bethany House, an independent living facility for low-income seniors. $97,925
Housing Unlimited Housing Unlimited proposes to undertake interior repairs and maintenance at one of its affordable homes for residents in mental health recovery. $17,800
Rockville Housing Enterprises
RHE proposes to add submeters for townhome units at its public housing
site, the David Scull Courts community. 
Total   $263,000