COVID-19 Grant Funding Cycle
Gwinnett County is making available funds awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to nonprofit agencies providing valuable services in Gwinnett to support their response to local needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the immediate need of these funds to assist during this pandemic, the Statement of Need will allow your agency to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV), and Coronavirus Relief Funds with one form.
All interested agencies should prepare the Statement of Need provided in the link below to request funding through the following grant programs:
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV)
CARES Act appropriations through U.S. Department of Housing and Development authorized funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus.
- Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV)
CARES Act appropriations through the U.S. Department of Housing and Development authorized funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities.
- Coronavirus Relief Fund
CARES Act appropriations through the U.S. Department of Treasury authorized Coronavirus Relief funds to allow Gwinnett County to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
The Statement of Need must be submitted by Thursday, June 4, 2020 for consideration. As we continue to practice social distancing measures as recommended by Federal and State public health officials, the Statement of Need must be submitted ELECTRONICALLY through Box.Com. You will need to create a FREE Box.Com account to submit your documentation.
We are grateful for your service and your continued efforts to serve the most vulnerable members of our community. You are at the heart of what we do, and we want you to know that we’re here for you during this crisis.
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Click here to view a 2014 report summarizing the successful 28-year history of Gwinnett County's CDBG Program.
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
|The HOME Program, created through the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, provides grant funds to help create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households.
Funding is awarded by the County to nonprofit and government organizations to create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households.
Funds may be used to construct, reconstruct, and rehabilitate single-family and multi-family housing. Down payment assistance is also available to qualifying low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers.
Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG)
Recent CDBG/HOME/ESG Grant Awards
Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans
Gwinnett County prepares a new Consolidated Plan every five years that identifies housing, community development, and homeless needs. The plan also establishes measurable goals, priority objectives and strategies to address these identified needs, and contains the County’s proposed investments of HUD Grant funds to address these needs. Funding awarded to Gwinnett County by HUD is utilized to carry out the activities needed to meet the annual goals, objectives, and performance measures proposed in the Consolidated Plan. The current five-year Consolidated Plan and the most recent Annual Action Plans are available for download.
Click to download these items:
Consolidated Plan 2020-2024
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Action Plan 2019
Action Plan 2018
Action Plan 2017
Action Plan 2016
Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 and Action Plan 2015
Consolidated Plan 2010 – 2014 (A part of the Gwinnett County 2030 Unified Plan)
Action Plan 2014
Action Plan 2013
Action Plan 2012
Action Plan 2011
Action Plan 2010
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Each year HUD requires that Gwinnett County submit a report on its grant performance and accomplishments through the preparation and submission of the CAPER. The CAPER contains narratives, tables, and location maps for the activities carried out that year, and reports on the County's progress in addressing the goals, objectives, and performance measures established in the five-year Consolidated Plan and in that year's Annual Action Plan.
The CAPER is made available for public review and comment for a 15-day period prior to submission to HUD. At least one public hearing is held by the County during the 15-day public comment period. The CAPER contains all public comments received during the program year on which the CAPER is reporting.
Click to download these items:
Frequently Asked Questions
Other Related Resources
Citizen Participation Plan 2015-2019
CDBG Program Desk Guide
HOME Program Guide
Consolidated Plan (24 CFR 91)
Community Development Block Grant Program (24 CFR 570)
HOME Program (24 CFR 92)
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)