Mayor Pugh and DHCD Begin Second Phase of Community Catalyst Grants Program

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the City’s Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) have initiated the second phase of the Community Catalyst Grants Program (CCG). The Agency will award up to $3 million in grants to support capital projects that are critical to locally-driven community revitalization efforts in Baltimore City. 

Eligible applicants for the capital grants include community development corporations, neighborhood-based development organizations, umbrella organizations, and other neighborhood-based organizations including faith-based organizations and merchant associations.

For-profit developers, are also able to apply for funds provided they are a co-applicant with an eligible applicant that has a significant role in the project including equity participation and/or other comparable financial benefits. 

Applications are due March 22.  The guidelines and application can be found at https://dhcd.baltimorecity.gov/nd/community-catalyst-grants

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DHCD Responds to COVID-19 State of Emergency

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), DHCD has:

  • SUSPENDED - In-person services for permits and plans review (construction/building permits).

  • SUSPENDED - In-person services for licensing and registration (property, contractors, and alarms).

Services are available online at dhcd.baltimorecity.gov. 

Click HERE for information and updates on DHCD operations and actions.