Additional CDBG funding available now in response to COVID-19. Applications are due May 6th by 4pm via email

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant program has notified the Cumberland County Entitlement Jurisdiction (CCEJ) that it will receive a formula allocation from the first round of CDBG-CV funding to be used specifically for the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus. This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed on March 27, 2020.

Bridgton is accepting applications from qualifying candidates to help in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus. The CDBG-CV application documents are listed below.

Bridgton is accepting activities in the following categories: (Must be in the Bridgton Low-to-Moderate Income area-see map on last page of the application)

  • Food Assistance Programs
  • Rental Assistance Programs
  • Homeless Prevention Programs
  • Small Business Loan/Grant Programs
  • Job Creation and Retention Program

For assistance please contact Kari Downs, Administrative Assistant or Linda LaCroix, Community Development Director .

CDBG-CV Application

Budget worksheet (must be included with application)

Rental and Mortgage Assistance Sample Documents

Small Business Job Creation/Retention Assistance Sample Guidelines