The Community Development Division administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Human Services General Fund Grant programs, which fund services and projects benefiting income-qualified residents that meet the HUD Income Qualifications.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which is provided by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), funds programs that provide human services or public service infrastructure services, including:
homeless shelter and food pantry services
domestic violence support
medical / dental services
economic development activities which create and retain jobs
Human Services General Fund Grant
The Human Services General Fund Grant and Mini Grant program are funded by up to 1% of the City of East Lansing's General Fund budget. Agencies that apply for these funds have be registered as a 501(c)3 organization. Examples of services supported are as follows:
Upon review of the grant applications, 3 agencies will receive grant awards of $10,000 through the Human Services Grant Program and 10 agencies will receive grant awards of $2,000.
Applications for annual funding cycles became available in mid November and are due in mid December. All completed applications must be submitted by email. Paper copies of the grant application(s) will not be accepted. View CDBG & General Fund grant applications.