CARES COVID-19 Funding

In response to combating the effects of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Entitlement Entities. A full press release of funds from HUD can be found here. 

The City of Everett is a recognized Entitlement Entity under HUD and is listed to receive an award of CDBG funds to allocate towards activities focused on COVID-19. To see the full list of entities receiving CARES CDBG funds, please visit this link. 

Please see the list below for current efforts and information available.  For questions, please contact Community Development Staff. 


Economic Development Relief for public/private small businesses and microenterprises. 

Public Service Relief for public agencies/nonprofits providing COVID-19 relief, with priority given to food and housing security; agencies serving communities of color, immigrant, and non-English speaking persons; and programs that focus on equity. 

Citizen Advisory Committee Public Hearings

All Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) meetings are held remotely to accommodate current restrictions on public gatherings under the COVID-19 pandemic. At the public hearing on June 9th, 2020 the Citizen Advisory Committee determined funding recommendations for public service agencies responding to COVID-19. These recommendations can be found here. 

The next CAC public hearing will be Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 4:00pm to allocate remaining Covid-19 relief funds (CDBG-CV) and to re-address 2022 Community Priority Needs. More information can be found by clicking here.

For information on future CARES funding opportunities, please follow the Community Development NewsFlash.