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Community Development Block Grant Funds Available

Funding available for organizations who have programs related to housing, safe living, and expanded economic opportunities
Post Date:08/05/2019 3:39 PM

grant fundsEach year the City of Wauwatosa receives assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development in the form of Community Development Block Grant funds.

The main objective of these funds is to support organizations who benefit low- and moderate-income persons, prevent or eliminate blight, or address community development needs.

Past recipients in Wauwatosa

Some of the past recipients of these funds in Wauwatosa include:

  • Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council to further fair housing, counseling services, and technical assistance for renters and owners
  • Hart Park Senior Center to fund programs for seniors with low or moderate incomes
  • Elena's House to provide housing for low income people living with HIV/AIDS in addition to other social and educational services
  • Tosa Cares to provide food, supplies, and assistance to families in need
  • Interfaith Older Adults Program to help older adults live in their homes safely for as long as possible
  • Tosa Community Food Pantry to provide food and assistance for families in need
  • Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation to provide one-on-one technical and business education to for-profit businesses to foster start-ups
  • Life Navigators for building improvements and to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Community First to rehabilitate homes occupied by low-income households
  • Lutheran Home to provide residential care for elderly and frail individuals. In the past, they have used these funds to improve energy efficiency and reduce HVAC repair costs
  • Luther Manor to improve the building and housing for older adults

Application process

Organizations can apply for funding now through August 30, 2019 by 2 pm. Print and deliver your application materials to the Development Department within City Hall (2nd floor on 7725 W North Avenue). Please call us with any questions: (414) 479-3522.


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