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2018 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)

Amount: $10,719 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
Description: The City of Roswell Police Department used these funds to send officers and management staff to leadership training courses.

2019 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)

Amount: $10,695 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
Description: The City of Roswell Police Department committed these funds to purchasing new fingerprint scanners.

2018 HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Grant

Amount: $120, 477.45 from Cobb County through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Description: The City committed these funds to help North Georgia Community Housing Development Corporation (NGCHDC) purchase property for a future Habitat for Humanity home.

2019 HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Grant

Amount: $136,730.32 from Cobb County through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Description: The City committed these funds to help North Georgia Community Housing Development Corporation (NGCHDC) purchase property for a future Habitat for Humanity home.

2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Amount: $466,485 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Description: The City committed these funds to ten nonprofit organizations for a wide array of activities including affordable housing rehabilitation and repairs; facility improvements for the homeless; senior transportation services; and afterschool scholarships for low-income families.

2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Amount: $473,702 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Description: The City committed these funds to ten nonprofit organizations for a wide array of activities including affordable housing rehabilitation and repairs; facility improvements for the homeless; senior transportation services; and afterschool scholarships for low-income families. The City also committed funding for two City-led activities that include a waterline replacement project and a summer camp arts program.

2017 AmeriCorps State and National Program Planning Grant

Amount: $74,146 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism
Description: The City used this grant to begin the planning phase of a project to provide enhanced after school programming to select Roswell elementary schools. Specifically, to work with nonprofit partners Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA and STAR House Foundation to provide additional instruction and homework support to local students with a contribution up to $30,894 from the City.

2018 AmeriCorps State and National Program Implementation Grant

Amount: $89,709 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism
Description: The City used this grant to begin implementation of a project to provide enhanced after school programming to select Roswell elementary schools. Specifically, to work with nonprofit partners Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA and STAR House Foundation to provide additional instruction and homework support to local students, with a determined emphasis on building literacy proficiency, and a contribution up to $39,748 from the City.

2019 AmeriCorps State and National Program Continuation Grant

Amount: $76,150 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism
Description: The City is using this grant to continue implementation of a project to provide enhanced after school programming to select Roswell elementary schools. Specifically, to work with nonprofit partners Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA and STAR House Foundation to provide additional instruction and homework support to local students, with an established emphasis on building literacy proficiency, and a contribution up to $42,040 from the City.

Recreational Trails Program Grant

Amount: $100,000 from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Description: The City used this grant to construct Phase III of the Old Mill Park Trail a connection to an existing trail and boardwalk system to a new trail and overlook. It will allow for additional historical educational opportunities by providing access to the historic mill ruins, and it will allow additional connectivity to the National Parks Service Chattahoochee National Recreation Area.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grant

Amount: $721,321 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Description: The City, in partnership with the North Georgia Community Housing Development Corporation (Habitat for Humanity), used this grant to acquire, rehabilitate, and resell six foreclosed properties (240 Mill Creek Place,1056 Old Holcomb Bridge Road, 221 High Creek Drive, 122 Holcomb Ferry Road, 154 Holcomb Ferry Road, and 990 Singing Hills) in Roswell.

Roswell Riverwalk

Amount: $1,960,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Description: The City used this Transportation Enhancement grant to help fund a project that is constructing multi-use pedestrian and bicycle trails along Azalea Drive and Riverside Road in an effort to reduce harmful emissions and for residents to enjoy views of the Chattahoochee River.