Other Grant Programs

In addition to administration of the CDBG program, OCD undertakes other initiatives resulting from applications to other Federal Funding sources. Over the past several years OCD has administered $24.6 million in HUD Neighborhood Stabilization funding aimed at stabilizing neighborhoods facing high rates of property foreclosure and $3.5 million from the Communities for Maine's Future Bond Program.

Currently, the OCD staff is administering:

  • $2.8 million in Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund for the purpose of cleaning up contaminated sites and foster business redevelopment.