Grants Division

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Department utilizes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to support local Public Services, Economic Development, First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance, Housing Rehabilitation, and Public Facilities Projects. For more information, please contact us at (978) 325-5241 or via email at grants@gloucester-ma.gov..


PY21 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT APPLICATIONS

Public Service Applications for PY21 are now OPEN. Please review the updated Application Information and RFP below before beginning the application process. The deadline to submit applications is June 1st at 4PM. 

PY21 CDBG Public Services Application Information and RFP

Public Service Grantee Portal - Neighborly


SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Gloucester established the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program to assist in the stabilization of existing small businesses within the City of Gloucester that have had significant business disruption due to the impact of COVID-19. These grant funds will assist small businesses in the City of Gloucester to cover working capital, wages, rent, loss of inventory, and other fixed costs. This programs is not currently accepting new applications. Learn more...

Small Business Grantee Portal - Neighborly

FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

First Time Homebuyer Online Application

First Time Homebuyer Policies


PLANS & REPORTS 

DRAFT PY21 Annual Action Plan

Public Meeting Presentation April 1, 2021

Public Meeting Minutes April 1, 2021

PY20 Annual Action Plan and 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

Amended PY19 Annual Action Plan

Amended Citizen Participation Plan

Public Hearing Minutes December 12, 2019

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) PY19

Citizen Participation Plan 2015 - 2019

Five Year Consolidated Plan 2015 - 2019 and Annual Action Plan PY2015


PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds - PY20 Housing Rehab

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds - PY19 Housing Rehab

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds - PY18 Housing Rehab


  1. Grants Department


    Physical Address
    City Hall Annex
    3 Pond Road
    Gloucester, MA 01930

    Phone: (978) 325-5241

    Hours
    Monday through Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Thursday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm

    Friday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm