The City of Everett was awarded $825,000 through the Massachusetts Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG is a federally funded, competitive grant program designed to help small cities and towns meet a broad range of community needs including housing and economic development projects.
Everett Community Development and Housing Deputy Director Marzie Galazka received the grant at the State House on July 26th from Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant
Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary Jay Ash, and Undersecretary Janelle Chan.
“The Community Development Block Grant Program funding continues to support and improve quality of life for so many residents of Everett,” said the mayor of Everett. “These funds will support park renovation and beauti cation, provide direct social services to hundreds of residents, and allow entrepreneurs to grow their small businesses, adding tremendous value to our community.”