On April 2, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds ($317,434) to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.
On June 10, 2020, the City of Marietta Mayor and City Council approved a substantial amendment to the PY2020 Annual Action Plan to incorporate the additional CDBG-CV funds. The full $317,434 has been allocated to Public Services projects that prepare, prevent or respond to COVID-19.
Current CDBG-CV Public Service Subrecipients:
|Subrecipient||Grant Amount||Services Provided||Website|
|The Center for Family Resources||$25,000||Up to 2 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for families with dependent children impacted by COVID-19.||https://thecfr.org/|
|Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta||$10,000||Youth development training and resource navigation for families impacted by COVID-19.||https://www.bgcma.org/club/anderson/|
|Atlanta Legal Aid Society||$50,000||Legal assistance to help individuals apply for public benefits and eviction clinic for low-income residents impacted by COVID-19.||https://atlantalegalaid.org/get-help/|
|Salvation Army Marietta Corps||$40,000||Up to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.||https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/|
|Salvation Army Marietta Corps||$59,252||Support for Homeless Resource Center and Mobile Canteen to serve those impacted by COVID-19.||https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/|
|MUST Ministries||$133,182||Up to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.||https://www.mustministries.org/get-help|