Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program is a federally-funded block grant that provides funds to eligible nonprofit community-based organizations or governmental entities that work to lessen poverty in disadvantaged and low-income communities across Pennsylvania.
- case management
- job training
- food and nutrition
- drug and alcohol counseling
- economic development
Guidelines detail specific state priorities.
Based on entitlement formula.
Must be a federally recognized Community Action Agency.
One-year grant awards. Applicants must provide demonstrated ability to sustain projects, assure community linkages and effectively manage project budgets.