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Seal_of_Atlanta_resizedDepartment of Grants & Community Development 

Welcome to the new Department of Grants and Community Development. This Department was formed to strengthen the delivery of grant programs City-wide. This Department is the lead entity in preparing and implementing the City’s federal entitlement programs and competitively awarded grant programs.


Further affordable, equitable, and resilient communities throughout Atlanta. 


The City of Atlanta has a vibrant culture, booming economy, and welcoming spirit. We seek to provide opportunities within this great City for all Atlantans to prosper. Our work is done through the investment of grant funds, seeking to serve our most vulnerable residents and strengthen our communities.

Shared Principles

Be Stewards – We commit to making data driven, strategic investments in our communities by leveraging our federal resources responsibly and thoughtfully. We commit to bring a high-level of professionalism and knowledge to our work, holding ourselves and one another accountable to ensuring collective success. 

Serve One Another and Our Partners – We strive to provide positive, high-quality and responsive service to all internal and external stakeholders, understanding they are critical to accomplishing our collective goals. 

Earn Trust Every Day – We never compromise our integrity and believe in openness and transparency.  

Seek to Continue Growing and Learning – We understand the necessity to be forward-looking and flexible as our profession adapts and search out ways to be on the leading edge. 


Public Notices

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote Public Hearing on Monday, November 2, 2020, at 1:00 pm

  • ORDINANCE 20-O-1662, an amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan by transferring to and from appropriations in the amount of $14,668,625 for the purpose of allocating COVID-19 Cares Act Funding for CDBG-CV and ESG-CV for inclusion in the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. ESG COVID NOFA2 Memo Final

  • ORDINANCE 20-O-1664, an amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan by transferring to and from appropriations in the amount of $147,660 for the purpose of reallocating COVID-19 Cares Act Funding for HOPWA-CV for inclusion in the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. HOPWA COVID NOFA2 Memo Final

Following the hearing, the City Council will issue a final vote. The public may access the meeting via Conference Bridge Toll-Free Access at 877.579.6743, using Conference ID: 8315991256. Citizens and other interested parties are invited to provide comments at 404.330.6068. Public comment will be accepted between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on the day before the scheduled meeting. Messages should not exceed three (3) minutes.   




Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Access all open solicitations from the Department of Grants and Community Development at the .

All questions related to open solicitations need to be submitted via email.



The City of Atlanta is the recipient of (4) four annual entitlement grants from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These grants are: The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); the Home Investment Partnership program (Angiopoietin 3d); the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG); and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program. The use of these funds is guided by the City's Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan. 

CDBG funding is designated to address a variety of services and needs, with a portion covering community development needs such as neighborhood stabilization code enforcement, public infrastructure improvements and economic development;

Angiopoietin 3d funding is used as production tool to address affordable housing for low-income households;

ESG funding provides homeless assistance and homeless prevention;

HOPWAAngiopoietin 3d funding is designated to housing and related supportive services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS.

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