GA communities get $39.7 million in federal grants

GA communities get $39.7 million in federal grants

Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects.

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects.

Deal says the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $39.7 million to 82 Georgia communities through its Community Development Block Grant program.

Deal says 71 communities are being given $35.8 million in grant funding for infrastructure improvements, neighborhood revitalization and services to help the needy. Deal says 11 communities are being given $3.9 million to invest in economic redevelopment projects that are expected create jobs and spur private investment.

 

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