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Contact Department of Finance and Management
Director Kathy Owens
90 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  614-645-8200
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00

Finance Director's Finance and Management is led by Director Kathy Owens and Deputy Directors Christopher Long, and James Bond. Select learn more for details. - Learn More

Grants Management

What we do:

The Grants Management section falls under the Department of Finance and Management. We coordinate financial and regulatory aspects of the following grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant (HOPWA), the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), and the HOME-American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP).

We have sub pages on our site with more information on:
Section 3
HOME Program
Invitation to Bid Resources

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Hud program wins 2022

2023 Community Development Block Grant Applications (Closed)

We are no longer accepting CDBG applications for the 2023 program year as of Sunday, July 31st at 11:59 p.m.

What is CDBG?

The Community Development Block Grant is federal funding provided to the City of Columbus by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to develop viable urban communities with an emphasis on supporting low- and moderate-income persons. CDBG can be used for project like affordable housing, public facilities, property rehabilitation, and more.

Who should apply?

Local non-profits and organizations in need of funding for public facilities and programming.

Additional Resources:

Basically CDBG - HUD Exchange

Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plans, and Substantial Amendments