Oct. 8 Workshop Scheduled for Community Development Block Grant and Social Services Grant Applicants

City to Explain Funding Process During Mandatory Meeting

The City of Naperville is seeking applicants for 2021 project funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the City-funded Social Services Grant (SSG) program.

The City will present a mandatory pre-application workshop and information session using Zoom webinar technology for organizations interested in applying for CDBG and SSG funding from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. All organizations interested in applying for 2021 funds from these programs must plan to watch this meeting.

City staff members will provide an overview of both grant programs and their funding priorities, as well as information about eligibility, funding criteria, the application process, submission requirements and deadlines. Applications for both 2021 grant programs will be due by noon on Friday, Nov. 6.

Zoom login instructions for the pre-application workshop and information session will be posted on Wednesday, Oct. 7 to the Community Development Block Grant and Social Services Grant pages of the City’s website at www.naperville.il.us/cdbg and www.naperville.il.us/socialservicesgrant.

For more information, please contact Ruth Broder at (630) 305-5315 or BroderR@naperville.il.us or Gina Nelson at (630) 420-6654 or nelsong@naperville.il.us.  

About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.