Grants Division

The mission of the Grants Division is to secure, manage and administer local, state and federal grants.

Grants Coordination

The Grants Division is charged with securing grant funds and providing grant-related support to City departments and non-profits. Our goal is assist the City with their mission of making Compton a better place.

Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program provides annual grants on a formula basis to entitled cities and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. The program is authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended; 42 U.S.C.-530.1 et seq.

Each year, the CDBG program partners with qualified Compton-based and surrounding local nonprofit organizations to provide vital public and human services (e.g. health, youth and literacy ). The CDBG program does not offer grants to individuals or for-profit businesses.