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Mississippi Community Development Block Grant Program: Economic Development and Public Facilities

Mississippi Development Authority
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

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The Mississippi Community Development Block Grant Program offers funding to counties and municipalities to assist with the location, expansion, and retention of job-creating businesses, including healthcare and other public facilities.

Projects must result in the creation or retention of jobs for low-to-moderate income individuals. Eligible projects include:

  • Drainage systems
  • Water and sewer systems
  • Roads, bridges, and rail spurs
  • Buildings (rehabilitation/expansion)

Counties or municipalities must apply on behalf of an industry.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Economic Development Program: $20,000 per job created or retained, up to $2,500,000

Public Facilities Program: $600,000 for cities and counties with a population greater than 3,500 people and $450,000 for cities and counties with a population under 3,500

Application process

Interested public agencies should contact Mississippi Development Authority's Community Services Division at 601.359.3179 to discuss the project. Applications are taken annually and awarded on a competitive basis. Funding availability is determined annually.

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Capital funding · Community and economic development · Healthcare facilities · Infrastructure · Mississippi

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