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Office Of Community And Rural Affairs Announces 2017 Community Development Block Grant Round 2
Updated June 13, 2017 6:34 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announces the latest round of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) is now open and they are accepting Letters of Interest (LOIs) from communities wishing to apply.

The following programs are accepting applications in this round:

  • Blight Clearance Program (BCP)
  • Main Street Revitalization Program (MSRP)
  • Public Facilities Program (PFP)
  • Stormwater Improvements Program (SIP)
  • Wastewater/Drinking Water Program (WDW)
Funding for all of the programs comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant and is administered for Indiana by OCRA.

CDBG Round 2 Letters of Interest are being accepted until Friday, July 7th at 4:00 p.m. EST. Final applications are due by Friday, September 1st at 4:00 p.m. EST with funding awards announced on Thursday, October 12th.

OCRA recently announced nearly $11 million in 2017 CDBG Round 1 federal grant funding was awarded to 23 rural Hoosier communities across 5 programs.

For further information on each of the programs, visit to review the program specific information sheets. Additional questions can be directed to your OCRA Community Liaison.

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