Grant Assistance

BGADD can provide assistance with project development and administration utilizing grant funds such as:

  • Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)
  • Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
  • Mutimodal Transportation Enhancement
  • Area Development Fund
  • Land & Water Conservation
  • Recreational Trails
  • Rails to Trails
  • U. S. Department of Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • KY Department of Agriculture
  • KY Infrastructure Authority
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration
  • U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

    The Department for Local Government (DLG) has up to $38 million available for utility relief from the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) program. Local governments may request up to $200,000 to provide utility relief to Kentuckians in their jurisdiction.

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    Types of grant fundable projects include:


    • Infrastructure, water & wastewater lines, treatment plants, etc.
    • Job creation/retention
    • Assistance to new or existing industry
    • Senior Citizens Center and Health Department Construction
    • Financial assistance to new or existing industry
    • Financial assistance to local governments in times of a declared emergency
    • Projects directly related to the various modes of surface transportation
    • Recreational parks & trails
    • Substance Abuse Prevention
    • Assistance and equipment to First Responders
    • Flood prevention infrastructure