The Housing Choice Small Town FY 21 capital grant program opened in mid-September for applications which will be due by December 11th. This program is exclusively for communities that have an annual population estimate of 7,000 or less from the US census. This program can fund capital projects—construction, modernization, or major repair of physical infrastructure, acquisition of property or interests in property; long-lived equipment; or feasibility, engineering or schematic designs for capital projects. Awards will be made in early 2021 with projects needing to be completed by June 30, 2022. Maximum Grant award: $100,000; there is up to $1 million available for FY 21.
Responses to frequently asked questions were recently released. They provide some good ideas about the use of the funds: Read FAQs.
Access the online application: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/housing-choice-small-town-capital-grant-program.