Funding Opportunities

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Housing and Community Development, is now accepting applications for community development, affordable housing development, and non-profits and homeless services projects.

Applications are due by 4:30PM on April 10th, 2023. 

If you have questions about the application or need assistance, please contact Ruth Almy, Community Development and Communications Manager ( or call the office by dialing 610-278-3540 Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

2023 Funding Applications

  • To apply for Non-Profit and Homeless Services funding, please apply here
  • To apply for Community Development Activities funding, please apply here.
  • To apply for Affordable Housing Development funding, please apply here.

The following supplemental forms are available for download to accompany the application:

2023 Application Trainings and Supplemental Information

2023 CDBG Municipal Application Training 
2023 Non-Profit & Homeless Application Training
2023 Affordable Housing / HOME Application Training
2023 Fair Housing for Local Governments
2023 Fair Housing for Shelters & Nonprofits
Health Choices Housing Reinvestment Funds Parameters
HOME-ARP Program Fact Sheet
Application Definitions
Eligible Activities

Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF)
Promotes the development of affordable housing Eligible activities include new construction, acquisition and rehabilitation; development of permanent and transitional rental housing; homebuyer and housing assist programs that will provide affordable housing throughout Montgomery County 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Promotes community revitalization. Eligible activities include acquisition, rehabilitation, disposition, relocation, clearance, demolition, removal of architectural barriers, historical restoration, planning activities, public work projects, infrastructure improvements, public services, housing activities and economic development.  

Continuum of Care (CoC)

PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)

Emergency Food & Shelter Grant Program (EFSP)
Help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people by allocating funds for the provision of food and shelter. Mass shelter to homeless, food assistance, emergency rent, mortgage and utility assistance.

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
To improve the quality of existing emergency shelters for the homeless. Renovation, rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelters or transitional housing; provisions of essential social services for the homeless; payment of operating costs for shelters; development and implementation of homeless prevention activities such as short-term mortgage/rent or utility payments, security deposits, first month rent, landlord/tenant mediation and tenant legal services. 

HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME)
Supports the development of affordable housing. Eligible activities include tenant based rental assistance, homebuyer’s assistance, property acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation, site improvements, and demolition.

Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)
Supportive services to individuals and families experiencing or at risk for homelessness. Activities include bridge housing, case management, rental assistance, emergency shelter and innovative supportive housing.