COVID-19

On April 2, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds ($317,434) to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.

On June 10, 2020, the City of Marietta Mayor and City Council approved a substantial amendment to the PY2020 Annual Action Plan to incorporate the additional CDBG-CV funds. The full $317,434 has been allocated to Public Services projects that prepare, prevent or respond to COVID-19.

On September 11, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded an additional special allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds (467,230) to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). On December 9, 2020, the City of Marietta Mayor and City Council approved a substantial amendment to the PY2020 Annual Action Plan to incorporate the additional CDBG-CV funds. $427,230 has been allocated to Public Services projects that prepare, prevent or respond to COVID-19 and $40,000 has been allocated to Public Facilities Improvements that prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Current CDBG-CV Public Service Subrecipients:

SubrecipientGrant AmountServices ProvidedWebsite
The Center for Family Resources
$80,000Up to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for families with dependent children impacted by COVID-19.https://thecfr.org/
Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta
$10,000Youth development training and resource navigation for families impacted by COVID-19.https://www.bgcma.org/club/anderson/
Atlanta Legal Aid Society$75,750Legal assistance to help individuals apply for public benefits and eviction clinic for low-income residents impacted by COVID-19.https://atlantalegalaid.org/get-help/
Salvation Army Marietta Corps$162,000Up to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/
Salvation Army Marietta Corps$93,732Support for Homeless Resource Center and Mobile Canteen to serve those impacted by COVID-19.https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/
MUST Ministries$283,182Up to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.
https://www.mustministries.org/get-help
SafePath Children's Advocacy Center$40,000PPE supplies to prevent the spread of COVID-19. SafePath provides services to children and families impacted by child abuse. https://safepath.org/