The city of Charleston, in partnership with Trident United Way, today announced the availability of $132,099 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The funding is available to nonprofit organizations who provide rental, mortgage and utility assistance to households in the city of Charleston that have been affected by COVID-19. The remaining funds will be used to assist individuals experiencing homelessness who have been affected by the current pandemic.
Nonprofit agencies can request an application for the available CDBG CARES Act funding by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be due to Trident United Way on June 1, 2020, and award notifications will be sent out mid-June.