Two Mandatory Training Sessions for Federal Grant Applications Set For November 4

The City of Kalamazoo will be providing two training sessions for non-profit and for-profit organizations interested in Community Development Block Grants and/or HOME funds. Each training session will cover the same material and attendance is only required at ONE of the MANDATORY sessions: Thursday, November 4 at 10 a.m. or Thursday, November 4 at 5:30 p.m.

The meetings are expected to last approximately 60-90 minutes. Digital copies of the application packets will be made available at the training. The official ad will be published in the Sunday, October 17th edition of the Kalamazoo Gazette.

Please RSVP by 11/02/21 to Christopher Raschke at:

For the 2022 Program Year, the City will be accepting applications that address the following Consolidated Plan Priorities and Outcomes:

Affordable Housing

  • Homeowner rehabilitation and minor/emergencyhome repair
  • Programs that rehabilitate vacant single-family housing for leasing purchase or direct homeownership
  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Rehabilitation or new construction of affordable multi-family rental housing

Neighborhood Enhancement

  • Transformative neighborhood projects through cata-lyst redevelopment, sustained investment with a fo-cus on neighborhood revitalization.

Please contact Christopher Raschke at with any questions or comments. 

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