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Community Service Block Grant

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides grants for programs, services and activities that alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. These encompass employment, education, financial literacy, housing, nutrition, emergency services and/or health issues.

Eligible Activities
Child Care
Conflict Resolution
Social Services
Information and Referral
Employment and Training Development
Eligible Beneficiaries
Funds must Benefit Low Income Persons <125% Federal poverty guidelines

All persons served must be residents of Jersey City. Non-residents cannot be served with these funds.

Limited Clientele:
1. 100% clientele served must meet federal poverty guidelines established by U.S. Department of HHS
2. Funds must benefit a clientele who are low-income persons that will become more self sufficient.
3. Conditions in which low-income persons live are improved.