Cobb County Government

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

CSBG was created by the Federal Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981. CSBG funding supports projects that lessen poverty in communities; address the needs of low-income individuals including the homeless, migrants and the elderly; and provide services and activities addressing employment, education, better use of available income, housing, nutrition, emergency services and/or health. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides funds to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities.   

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