Community Development Block Grant - Industrial Infrastructure

This program helps communities develop public infrastructure that allows industries to locate new facilities, expand existing facilities, prevent the closing of a facility or the relocation of a facility outside the state. Grant funds may be used for public streets, water or sewer lines, engineering and other public facilities necessary to support the private sector project. A public entity must own the facilities to be funded.

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Eligibility requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Beneficiary Businesses.
  • More than one business must potentially benefit from the facilities to be funded.
  • For-profit manufacturing, processing and assembly companies that will have wages above the county average and provide medical benefits are prioritized.

Funding Limits:

The least amount needed for the project to occur.

The grants shall be determined in accordance with the following schedule:

  • Grant Amount: Up to $2,000,000
  • Max Per Job: $20,000
  • Capital Investment: A minimum of one dollar of capital investment must be pledged for every dollar of grant funds requested.

Use of Funds:

Grant funds may be used for public streets, water or sewer lines, engineering and other public facilities necessary to support the project. A public entity must own the facilities to be funded.

Facilities owned by the company are not eligible for funding.

Application/Approval Procedure:

Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, subject to fund availability.

Special Program Requirements:

The local government applicant must provide as much unrestricted resources (cash, in-kind resources) as they have available.

LMI Employees:  At least 51% of the new jobs to be created must be filled by persons considered “low to moderate income” (LMI).

Prevailing Wage Requirement:  Because grant proceeds are used for the construction of public works, prevailing wages must be paid to the employees of the contractors.

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