Cuyahoga County Council Considers $1,799,480 in Grant Awards to Various Municipalities for the 2018 Fiscal Year

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Cuyahoga County Council will consider the second round of grant awards to various municipalities in connection with the Community Development Supplemental Grant (CDSG) program for the 2018 fiscal year. This highly competitive grant program was approved by Council in June of 2016, allocating one million dollars from the Casino Revenue Fund to support community-based development projects throughout all municipalities within Cuyahoga County. This year a total of 21 communities and non-profit organizations have been recommended for awards by the review committee. “As Chair of the Community Development Committee, it is my privilege to introduce this funding resolution which will provide vital resources for community development projects in neighborhoods throughout the County. The CDSG program benefits the people at the local level, improving quality of life for residents and enhancing the economic vitality of our communities,” states Councilman Pernel Jones, Jr.

The 2018 Community Development Supplemental Grant Awards

South EuclidExterior Maintenance$50,000
Mayfield VillagePark$50,000
Fairview ParkPlayground$50,000
Cleveland Housing Network (county-wide)Safety$50,000
Brooklyn HeightsInfrastructure$50,000
Cuyahoga HeightsInfrastructure$50,000
Parma HeightsMaster Plan$50,000
Shaker Heights Development Corp.Streetscaping$50,000
Broadview HeightsPark$50,000
StrongsvilleSenior Community Center$50,000
Oakwood VillageInfrastructure$50,000
Famicos FoundationProperty Renovation$50,000
Olmsted FallsStreetscaping$50,000
Maple HeightsPark$49,945
Richmond HeightsSenior Community Center$50,000
Middleburg HeightsInfrastructure$50,000
Kamms Corner Development Corp.Safety$26,753
Bedford Community DevelopmentStorefront$45,000

County Council could approve this funding as early as February 27, 2018. Grant applications can be awarded up to $50,000 and are administered through the Cuyahoga County Department of Development who makes recommendations to County Council for approval.