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Community Development BLock Grant -Coronavirus 


The State of Ohio provided the Ohio Development Services Agency with $24 million dollars to respond, prevent, and prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding is available to non-profits and public service agencies. Maumee Valley Planning Organization is looking to help eligible organizations that operate in Paulding, Henry, Fulton, Williams, and Defiance Counties to apply for this CDBG-CV funding. Due to the partnerships MVPO has with these Counties and ODSA, all interested organizations and agencies should submit a pre-application to


This is a lot of information and can be overwhelming for even the seasoned administrator! Rest assured- our professional planning team at MVPO is prepared to help you every step of the way; from application to implementation.

Public Forums Information

In observance of COVID-19 impacts and regulations, three (3) public forums were held for Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Williams County Municipalities, Townships and all other interested groups and individuals. Click the PowerPoint link to the access the PowerPoint used during those public forums. 


All interested organizations must fill out a pre-application and submit it to before it can be submitted and reviewed by the state. If the state accepts your pre-application, they will then open an entire grant application for the County on your organization behalf. 

CDBG-CV Public Notice

The attached public notice provides a wealth of information related to the CDBG-CV grant program. By reading this notice, you will gain critical information related to eligible public facility and service projects, national objectives, and project feasibility. 

Helpful Videos

The video below is an informative introduction to CDBG public service activities. While this is not directly related to the CDBG-CV program, the basic information is relevant to "CV" projects.

This video is helpful because it discusses the different ways a public service can meet at least one (1) of the three (3) national objectives.  

Helpful Website

MVPO believes in the power of partnerships. Below, are links to our partners websites that provide additional information about the CDBG and CDBG-CV programs that you may find helpful. 

Explore CDBG

As a community development professional who works on projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), you may have wondered how to use CDBG funds to transform your community.

National Objectives

This guide provides information on national objectives and eligible activities for the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. It is also an overview of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 .

Program Requirements

Use this link to review the PY 2020 Target of Opportunity CARES Act (CDBG-CV) program requirements. Rest assured MVPO staff will always help subrecipients through out every step of this grant application and program.

Maumee Valley Planning staff are always eager to receive public input on our programs. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the CDBG-CV program please contact Comments are being accepted on a continuous basis starting August 17, 2020.

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