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2022-2023 Universal Grant Application
The City of Jacksonville’s Neighborhoods Department, Housing and Community Development Division (HCDD), announces that the 2022 – 2023 Universal Application will be available beginning Friday, December 3, 2021 and will be due on Thursday, January 6, 2021 at 5:00pm. 
The 2022-23 Universal Application will be available for the following City of Jacksonville Consolidated Plan federal grant programs: Applications for the above mentioned funds are available online at and search words “universal application”. Proposals for non-housing related activities will be accepted from public and private nonprofit agencies on Thursday, January 6, 2022 8:30AM -  5:00PM. Applications will be accepted by HCDD staff at the old Vystar location at 214 N. Hogan Street, 1st Floor.

Projects must meet the CDBG national objectives of: 
  • benefiting low and moderate income persons, or 
  • aiding in the elimination or prevention of slum and blight.

Mandatory Technical Assistance and Budget Workshops

All non-profit agencies applying for funds are required to attend one technical assistance and budget workshop. The technical assistance and budget workshop must be attended by the agency’s financial staff responsible for managing the grant.  During the workshops, Housing and Community Development Division staff will review the grant application process, project eligibility, and provide information to assist with application preparation.

Technical Assistance and Budget Workshops will be held on:
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. (Virtual via Zoom) - Click here to register in advance for this meeting.  
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021 – 2:00 p.m.​ (In-person) - Legends Community Center, 5130 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32208
No applications will be accepted from agencies that have not attended one mandatory virtual technical assistance and budget workshop. If, after attending a workshop, applicants need additional assistance, please send questions to HCDDCOMMENTS@COJ.NET