Sen. Tammy Baldwin Announces Grant Funding; FDL To Get $335k
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced $37,286,321 in new federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for Wisconsin communities to rapidly respond to COVID-19 and the economic and housing impacts caused by it.
This funding was comes from the recently-passed CARES Act that was signed into law last week. “Local officials and the communities they serve need resources to respond to the public health, economic, and housing challenges we face. This federal support will help local communities quickly respond to this pandemic,” said Senator Baldwin.
“I’ve seen firsthand how Community Development Block Grants help people throughout our state. Now more than ever, this funding is needed for local community development initiatives to support our workers, families and neighborhoods. We are all in this together, so we need to continue working together to get through this public health crisis and move our state forward.”
The following cities and counties in our area will receive this initial CDBG funding from theCARES Act:
· City of Appleton: $348,255
· City of Fond Du Lac: $335,496
· City of Green Bay: $595,446
· City of Neenah: $128,328
· City of Oshkosh: $494,757
· City of Sheboygan: $539,956
The State of Wisconsin will also receive $16,107,955 in CDBG funding to support local communities on the frontlines of this pandemic.