FCRHRA is pleased to announce that five Franklin County towns have been awarded a total $1.784 million in funding through the FY17 Community Development Block Grant program.

The Towns of Leverett, Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland, and the Town of Montague have been awarded funding from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development through the FY 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This is a competitive, federally funded grant program designed to help small cities and towns meet a broad range of community development needs. The applications were submitted through a collaborative process between the towns and FCRHRA.

These grants will fund housing rehabilitation, project planning, and social service programs. Click here to read more.

FY17 CDBG award Montague

Montague Award

Brian McHugh, Assistant Director of Community Development, accepts the Montague award on behalf of the Town
FY17 CDBG award Leverett

Leverett Four-Town Award

Julia Shivley, Selectboard member, accepts the Town of Leverett's CDBG award