- Guides and Training Manuals
Date Published: August 2021
This CDBG-CV Rural Economic Development Quick Guide provides resources to help states and rural grantees support the more robust local economic development infrastructure needed for their COVID-19 pandemic recovery. As is the case under the traditional Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) grantees can support economic development for COVID-19 recovery through special economic development and microenterprise assistance activities.
State administrators of the CDBG-CV program should design programs that support stronger and more resilient small business ecosystems in rural communities. This Guide describes and provides examples of: