Community Development Block Grant

Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301-C
Harrisburg, PA  17110
(717)780-6250 Phone
(717)780-6258 Fax
Click here to leave Questions, Comments or Concerns with our Action Plan, Program or Projects requesting funding.
The Community Development Block Grant program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provides funding to local and state governments across the Country.  In 2002,  Dauphin County attained urban status - meaning an  increase in allocation.  In past years, these funds have been used for new and rehabilitation of existing sewer and water lines, development of senior centers, low- to moderate income housing projects, first-time homebuyers assistance,  home rehabilitation  and must more.  
All projects must meet one of the three national objectives:
*  Benefit at least 51% of low- and moderate-income persons
*  Aid in the prevention or clearance of slum and blight
*  Meet an urgent need
Dauphin County Community Development Block Grant - COVID Recovery Small Business/Nonprofit Grant Program
In response to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to create significant economic hardship for small businesses, Dauphin County is utilizing approximately $300,000.00 in emergency Round 3 CDBG-CV Recovery funds.  Please click on the links below for more information
COVID Recovery Small Business/Nonprofit Grant Program General Information
COVID Recovery Small Business/Nonprofit Grant Program Application

2022-2026 Consolidated Plan, 2022 Annual Action Plan  and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
 Please click on the following links to learn more about these plans and what you can do to participate.! 
*  What is the Consolidated Plan FAQ?
*  What is the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice? 
*  Public Hearings Notice
*  Public Hearing Flyer

21 CDBG/HOME Action Plan (approved) 
2020 CDBG/HOME Action Plan (approved)
2017-2021 5-year Consolidated Plan (approved)