Community Development Block Grant Funds Available
Funding available for organizations who have programs related to housing, safe living, and expanded economic opportunities
Each 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
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.