The city of Greenwood is distributing more than $1 million in Community Development Block Grant Program funding to local projects and organizations. The city began participating in the program in 2019 and Mayor Mark Myers has directed that the funding be combined with more than $500,000 the city received as part of the CARES Act.
“We’re very proud of this program and want to help local organizations, businesses and residents as much as we can to offset challenges caused by the global pandemic. The funding will support a number of exceptional efforts designed to serve our community. As a new round of applications begins, we look forward to considering additional programs,” said Myers.
Organizations/Programs receiving funding:
- Bridges Alliance – $10,630
- Gleaners Mobile Food Bank – $10,000
- Ivy Tech Community College – $95,653
- Kids in Crisis (KIC-IT) – $65,000
- Northeast Park Skate Park – $347,250
- Our Lady of the Greenwood Church – $30,000
- Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church and School – $25,000
- The Social of Greenwood – $10,500
- United Way – $117,826
- Westwood Elementary School – $177,904
Myers says the city is currently accepting new applications, which can be applied for by clicking here.