Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Town of Yarmouth Offers CDBG Grant Program to Help Small Businesses 

The Town of Yarmouth is offering a new round of funding to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The program offers short-term working capital to cover expenses such as commercial rent and mortgage, payroll, and qualifying debt service when a business does not have the resources to cover these costs.  

Grants are capped at $5,000 per qualified business. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (US HUD).

To qualify businesses must:

  • be located in Yarmouth
  • have ten or fewer employees, including the business owner
  • demonstrate that the CDBG Funds are necessary and sufficient, when combined with othersources, to sustain the business and/or retain jobs held by low/moderate-income workers
  • have a business owner and/or employees which meet income requirements
  • complete and sign the application and submit with all requested documentation
  • execute a grant agreement
  • track and report on business performance in 3 and 6 months out from receipt of assistance

Other requirements may apply.

View Application:
CDBG Business Assistance Grant Program Application (Fillable PDF)
CDBG Draft Grant Agreement

For more information on additional state and federal business assistance programs currently being offered, please visit: http://www.yarmouth.ma.us/1866/COVID19-Business-Assistance-Programs

 

NEW! The End-of-Year Report for the CDBG Program Year 2019 is now available for Public Comment now through November 13, 2020.  The report is known as the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report  or CAPER.  Click here to view the draft CAPER.    Click  here to download the draft CAPER      Click here to see the  Legal Notice about the CAPER  

RFP for CDBG PROJECTS and ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE NOW!

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking proposals from experienced, qualified businesses, organizations and agencies, public or private, to carry out objectives identified in the Town of Yarmouth CDBG Program Year 2020 and the CDBG-CV Program.  All programs, services and work funded through this RFP must be completed by June 30, 2021.  RFP documents containing definitions of required services, submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and other pertinent information may be obtained by contacting the  Department of Community Development, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664  508-398-2231 x1275 mwaygan@yarmouth.ma.us beginning on June 4, 2020 at 8:30 AM.  The Department of Community Development will start receiving proposals on June 30, 2020 at the Yarmouth Town Offices, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664 in accordance with the instructions in the RFP.  For first consideration, submit proposals by this date.  Afterwards, proposals are accepted on a rolling basis.  For more details, please see the legal ad here:

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CDBG ACTIVITIES and PROPOSALS for PROGRAM YEAR 2020 (CDBG PY20) AND TO RESPOND TO COVID-19  (CDBG-CV)

Legal Advertisements and Notices:

LEGAL NOTICE of SPECIAL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE TO ADDRESS COVID-19   2020

LEGAL NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARING on NOVEMBER 5, 2020  and DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY on OCTOBER 26, 2020 for PY2019 CAPER (End of Program Year Report) for the YARMOUTH CDBG PROGRAM 

Public Documents

         
           ACTION PLAN FOR PY2019 - July 2019 - June 2020 

        ACTION PLAN FOR PY2019 Approval Letter  

       CAPER (END OF YEAR REPORT) FOR PY2018 

     CDBG 2015-2019 FIVE-YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2015 ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN 
  

SUMMARY of PROGRAMS:
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 Contact Information: Please contact the Department of Community Development at (508) 398-2231 ext. 1275 (TTD# 508-398-2231) with questions or inquiries about the CDBG Program. 

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  1. Mary Waygan

    Affordable Housing/CDBG Program Coordinator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1275