The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 32 communities will receive federal grants for a variety of community improvement projects, including sewer and water projects, housing rehabilitation and community facilities improvements. These communities will share a total of $12,927,726 in federal grants.
Through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, 16 Kansas communities will share a total of $8,913,100 in federal grants for water and sewer projects, three Kansas communities will share $900,000 for housing rehabilitation and 13 communities will share $3,114,626 for community facility projects.
“We are excited to support so many deserving Kansas communities through CDBG grants,” said Interim Kansas Commerce Secretary Nick Jordan. “These federal grants help ensure our Kansas communities are kept beautiful, well-maintained and provide great places for Kansans to live, work, start businesses and raise their families.”