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Community Development Block Grant and Social Services Grant Pre-Application Workshop Set for Wednesday, August 31

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the City of Naperville will host a Pre-Application Workshop and Information Session for its 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Social Services Grant (SSG) programs. The session will be held in Meeting Rooms A and B of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., from 10 a.m. to noon.

Topics to be covered include an overview of both programs and their priorities along with eligibility, funding criteria, the application process, submission requirements and deadlines. Please note that applications are due by noon on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Any resident with an interest in the CDBG and SSG programs and the funding process is welcome to attend this workshop. Although it is not mandatory, organizations interested in applying for grant funds are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more information about this event, please contact Ruth Broder at (630) 305-5315 or For more information about the Community Development Block Grant, visit or for more information about the Social Services Grant, visit

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