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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

What is CDBG? Our Community Development Block Grants are funded by the Union County Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants are designed to:

  • Eliminate conditions detrimental to health, safety and public welfare.
  • Reconstruct, replace, rehabilitate, acquire or construct facilities, including street, water, sewer, fire protection, recreational, parking, neighborhood centers and barrier free facilities.
  • Conserve and expand the City’s housing stock.
  • Assist in the conservation, expansion and construction of commercial and industrial facilities.

Guidelines: All Applications accepted and reviewed for non-profit organizations.
Application: Publicized in September/October.

Cycle and dates: Generally accepted at the beginning of October. Public Notice is given.
Contact: Office of Community Development, Plainfield City Hall, 515 Watchung Ave.,  Room 205, Ms. Donna Morris/ Donna.morris@plainfieldnj.gov , 908-753-3377 or Ms. Elaine Dunn-Brown, Elaine.dunn-brown@plainfieldnj.gov  908-753-3610. Fax Number 908-226-4909.

What is CDBG? Our Community Development Block Grants are funded by the Union County Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants are designed to:

  • Eliminate conditions detrimental to health, safety and public welfare.
  • Reconstruct, replace, rehabilitate, acquire or construct facilities, including street, water, sewer, fire protection, recreational, parking, neighborhood centers and barrier free facilities.
  • Conserve and expand the City’s housing stock.
  • Assist in the conservation, expansion and construction of commercial and industrial facilities.

Guidelines: All Applications accepted and reviewed for non-profit organizations.
Application: Publicized in September/October.

Cycle and dates: Generally accepted at the beginning of October. Public Notice is given.
Contact: Office of Community Development, Plainfield City Hall, 515 Watchung Ave.,  Room 205, Ms. Donna Morris/ Donna.morris@plainfieldnj.gov , 908-753-3377 or Ms. Elaine Dunn-Brown, Elaine.dunn-brown@plainfieldnj.gov  908-753-3610. Fax Number 908-226-4909.

Community Development Block Grant Instructions
Community Development Block Grant Review Committee
Community Development Block Grant Application