Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Job Training Assistance Available
Apply now to the Town of Yarmouth COVID-19 Relief Program

The Town of Yarmouth CDBG COVID-19 Relief Program may be able to pay for the job training you need. Yarmouth residents who are income eligible and work in Yarmouth may qualify. The program requires that either the resident or the business had or has a hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic (for example a past or current reduction of hours, temporary closing, extra operating costs, etc.). Click here for details and an application form.

Child Care Assistance Available
Apply now to the Town of Yarmouth COVID-19 Relief Program

The Town of Yarmouth is currently offering financial assistance with child care costs to eligible residents with a hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Summer camps may qualify and are considered on a case-by-case basis. To apply use this application or contact the Yarmouth Department of Community Development at mwaygan@yarmouth.ma.us or 508-398-2231, Ext. 1275. Equal opportunity. Income limits apply. Apply Now!

Small Business Help Available
Apply now to the Town of Yarmouth CDBG Grant Program

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! REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Town of Yarmouth Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is seeking proposals from experienced, qualified businesses, organizations and agencies, public or private, to carry out objectives identified in the Town of Yarmouth Community Development Block Grant Program.  Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be obtained beginning at 8:30 AM on August 19, 2021 at the Town of Yarmouth Department of Community Development, (Lower Lever – Affordable Housing Office) 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, by contacting the Department at (508) 398-2231 Ext 1275 (TDD 508-398-2231) or by email mwaygan@yarmouth.ma.us  The Department of Community Development will start receiving proposals on September 17, 2021 at the Yarmouth Town Offices, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664 in accordance with the instructions in the RFP  For more details, please CLICK HERE TO SEE LEGAL NOTIC OF RFP   to see legal notice or contact the Town of Yarmouth, CDBG Program, Department of Community Development, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, 508-398-2231, Ext. 1275 or mwaygan@yarmouth.ma.us

NEW! The Town's CDBG Program draft CAPER is now available for public review and comment from September 1, 2021 through September 17, 2021. For a copy of the CAPER please click here For more details, please click here to see legal notice or contact the Town of Yarmouth, CDBG Program, Department of Community Development, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, 508-398-2231, Ext. 1275 or Email.
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CDBG 2020-2024 FIVE-YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2020 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