National Community Development Week 2107 begins today with cities, counties, and states sponsoring activities that will highlight both the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the HOME Investment Partnerships program. This year’s celebration is more important than ever as it will be a significant response to the Administration’s proposed elimination of both programs in
From April 17 – 22, cities, counties, and states will celebrate National Community Development Week. National Community Development Week is designed to draw attention to the accomplishments of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This annual event started in 1986, and now in its 31st year, regularly has hundreds of communities participating each year.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors Opposes Proposed Elimination of Community Development Block Grants, Other Key Priorities
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today pushed back on Administration’s initial “skinny” budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018. The document entitled, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” proposes deep cuts in funding for many local programs, and eliminates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which impacts
SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. 17, 2017 – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a call for nominations for the 2017 CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in municipalities across the country. Launched in 2015, the CommunityWINS grant program includes a
The U.S. Conference of Mayors and National Alliance to End Homelessness To Release 2016 Hunger and Homelessness Survey 38-City Survey Results Announced on a Conference call Wednesday, December 14th at 11am ET Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release its Annual 2016 Hunger and Homelessness Report on Wednesday, December 14 at