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Posted on: March 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Applications for 2023 Public Service Request for Proposal Now Open

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The City of Jonesboro Department of Grants and Community Development will accept proposals for the 2023 program year (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024) for funds provided by The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. 
Applicants must be a not-for-profit organization as established by the IRS. Proposals for Public Services programs are due no later than April 24, 2023, by 4:00 p.m. The major focus of Jonesboro’s CDBG program is to provide a suitable living environment, decent housing, social services, and economic opportunities in low-income areas, for low-to-moderate- income persons. Applications for Homeownership, Home Rehabilitation, Demolition and Sewer-Connection Assistance are available, and will be reviewed and selected by the CDBG Citizen Advisory Committee.  Funds will then be awarded to qualified and selected projects.
Applications can be accessed directly at or via an email request to Project Manager Madelynn Williams at  Applications can also be picked up in the Grants & Community Development office located at 300 South Church Street, Suite 402, Jonesboro, AR, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For more information regarding the CDBG program, please visit

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