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Funding Opportunities

Our Department administers several county and federal grant programs. In 2018, nearly $10 million in grants were awarded to local municipalities, nonprofit organizations, developers and senior citizens to address an array of community needs, including:

  • Affordable housing;
  • Infrastructure improvements including handicapped accessibility;
  • Social services;
  • Job creation;
  • Housing rehabilitation for lower income senior citizens;
  • Transportation;
  • Open space & farmland protection; and
  • Shared service opportunities.

Each grant program has specific eligibility requirements, funding guidelines, and application timelines. 

Learn, Play, Create Grant Program

Dutchess County Housing Trust Fund

HOME Investment Partnership Program

Community Development Block Grant

Agency Partner Grant Program

Funding for local non-profits that fulfill unmet community needs

Municipal Investment Grant Program

Funding for entities with taxing authority (cities, towns, villages, school/water/sewer/fire districts)

Senior Citizen Property Rehabilitation (.pdf)

Included are the program guidelines, application, and lead based paint notice for the County’s Senior Citizen Owner-Occupied Property Rehabilitation Program

Partnership for Manageable Growth

Funding for the protection of important agricultural and open space resources

Transportation Funding Opportunities