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.

Current CDBG-CV Public Service Subrecipients:

SubrecipientGrant AmountServices ProvidedWebsite
The Center for Family Resources
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 SocietyLegal 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 CorpsUp to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/
Salvation Army Marietta CorpsSupport for Homeless Resource Center and Mobile Canteen to serve those impacted by COVID-19.https://salvationarmyatlanta.org/marietta/
MUST MinistriesUp to 3 months of emergency rental/mortgage/utility assistance for individuals impacted by COVID-19.