LITTLE ROCK — Sixteen Arkansas cities and counties will receive $3.3 million in Community Development Block Grants, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday.
Lonoke County received $216,000 for a neighborhood facility.
The grants will be administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Grants Division. To be eligible for CDBG funds, communities must have a population of less than 50,000 and a majority of households earning low to moderate incomes.
Those communities awarded elsewhere in the state:
—Alma, senior center, $203,000
—Cave City, child care center, $325,000
—Cove, street improvement/drainage, $150,382
—Crawfordsville, library, $99,000
—Dewitt, neighborhood facility, $213,220
—Harrison, community center, $78,000
—Jericho, road/street improvements, $216,000
—Marianna, road/street improvements, $212,000
—Morrilton, senior center, $203,000
—Columbia County, childcare center, $165,000
—Dallas County, senior center, $203,000
—Dallas County, neighborhood facility, $216,000
—Hempstead County, public health facility, $325,000
—Saline County, neighborhood facility, $216,000
—Stone County, food pantry, $60,000
—Woodruff County, senior center, $203,000