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City to Host CDBG Grant Workshop

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The City of Bowling Green's Web Site www.bgky.org

TO: ALL NEWS ORGANIZATIONS
DATE: January 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION

CONTACT:

Brent Childers 270.393.3658

CITY TO HOST CDBG GRANT WORKSHOP

BOWLING GREEN, KY - The City of Bowling Green will host a CDBG
workshop for all interested applicants on Tuesday, January 29 from 9:00
a.m. to noon in the conference room of the downtown Fire Headquarters
Administration Building, located at 625 East 6th Avenue.  CDBG stands
for "Community Development Block Grant" and is a federal funding source
to help communities like the City of Bowling Green overcome deficiencies
in housing and community development needs.

The workshop will cover the history of CDBG, applicant and project
eligibility, performance measures, application issues, and the funding
process.  The funding application for Bowling Green will be released on
January 28, and organizations and agencies planning to submit an
application should send at least one representative to attend the
workshop.  Please RSVP by tomorrow, Friday, January 25, to
kim.rich@bgky.org (mailto:kim.rich@bgky.org) or by phone at 393-3295.

For more information about the workshop or about CDBG, contact
Neighborhood and Community Services Director Brent Childers at 393-3658
or brent.childers@bgky.org (mailto:brent.childers@bgky.org).