Grants Division

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Department utilizes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to support local Public Services, Economic Development, First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance, Housing Rehabilitation, and Public Facilities Projects. For more information, please contact us at (978) 325-5241 or via email at grants@gloucester-ma.gov.


SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM 


The City of Gloucester has established the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program to assist in the stabilization of existing small businesses within the City of Gloucester that have had significant business disruption due to the impact of COVID-19. These grant funds will assist small businesses in the City of Gloucester to cover working capital, wages, rent, loss of inventory, and other fixed costs. Learn more...


PY20 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT APPLICATIONS


Public Service Applications for PY20 are now CLOSED.  Any questions can be addressed by contacting the Grants department directly at grants@gloucester-ma.gov or via phone at (978) 325-5241


FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, applications for First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance will not be processed until AFTER July 1. Applications may still be submitted and eligibility can be determined for purchases with a closing date no sooner than July 30, 2020. 


First Time Homebuyer Online Application

First Time Homebuyer Policies


PLANS & REPORTS


Public Hearing Minutes December 12, 2019

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 2018

PY19 Annual Action Plan

Citizen Participation Plan 2015 - 2019

Five Year Consolidated Plan 2015 - 2019 and Annual Action Plan PY2015

HUD Income Guidelines


PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds - PY19 Housing Rehab

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds - PY18 Housing Rehab

  1. Grants Department


    Physical Address
    City Hall Annex
    3 Pond Road
    Gloucester, MA 01930

    Phone: (978) 325-5241

    Hours
    Monday through Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Thursday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm

    Friday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm