Community Development Block Grant

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Manchester Community Development Program Manager:

Heather Guerette, 860-647-3106.

The Town has adopted the following community development goal to determine how CDBG funds will be allocated:

To preserve, improve and revitalize our older neighborhoods, where housing and other needs are greatest and broadest, so they will continue to be livable and attractive neighborhoods.

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2024-2025 Community Development Block Grant Program Year (CD034)


The application period for the 2024-2025 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year has begun. Applications received before the deadline (Thursday, March 28th at 4:30pm) will be considered for the upcoming funding period that begins October 1, 2024. Begin by clicking on the first link below for the Memo to Interested Parties, which provides general information about the application process. This link also includes information on Manchester’s community development priorities and CDBG project eligibility criteria. Please review this information before you submit an application. Next, click on the link for the CD034 application in fillable format. 


Memo to Interested Parties and Supporting Documents(PDF, 2MB)

CD034 application - fillable form(DOCX, 448KB)

CD034 Meeting Timeline(PDF, 60KB)


If you have questions or would like to request a hard copy application, please contact the Planning & Economic Development Department at 860-647-3044.


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General Information on CDBG

Here are some resources if you would like to learn more about CDBG funding:

  • "Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in 3 minutes"

      -Courtesy of Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM)



  • Presentation on CDBG and the 2023-2024 Program Year





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