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FFY2022 HUD Grant Funding Available
CDBG, HOME, and ESG Funds Available!
Gwinnett County is making available funds awarded through the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs to nonprofit agencies, county departments, or cities providing valuable services in Gwinnett to support community development, affordable housing, and homelessness initiatives.
All interested agencies should complete the Online Application provided in the link below to request funding through the CDBG, HOME, or ESG program.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Submission Process: Click the application link below to access the CDBG, HOME, or ESG Application
Application Portal: GwinnettCountyGrants.smapply.io
The Community Development Program offered a virtual application workshop to provide information regarding the FY2022 application submission. If you were unable to attend the webinar, a recording of the webinar is posted below.
FY2022 HUD Applications Workshop
COVID-19 Nonprofit Funding Opportunity Awards
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.
Through its Round 1 application cycle (May 20 – June 4, 2020), Gwinnett County awarded more than $13.3 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds to 104 nonprofit and faith-based agencies.
Through its Round 2 application cycle (August 10 – 28, 2020), Gwinnett County awarded more than $10.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds to 82 nonprofit and faith-based agencies.
Through its Round 3 application cycle (February 1 – 19, 2021), Gwinnett County awarded more than $12.2 million in grants received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to 47 nonprofit and faith-based agencies.
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Read the 2014 Community Development Block Grant Program Report (PDF) 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)