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City of Albany to Host COVID-19 CDBG Funding Webinar

July 21, 2020

Date: July 21, 2020

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany will host a COVID-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding Webinar on Thursday, July 23 at 12:00 p.m.. This webinar is designed to inform residents and local organizations about the $350,000 in remaining CDBG funding that was awarded to the City through the CARES Act.

Albany Community Development Agency Director Faye Andrews and Mayor Sheehan’s office will provide an overview of the available funding, what the funding can be used for, who is eligible to apply for the funding, and frequently asked questions during the application process.

The webinar can be viewed live on Mayor Sheehan’s Facebook page ( or via Zoom ( A recording of the webinar will also be posted to Mayor Sheehan’s Facebook page and on the City website.

Questions can be asked in advance by emailing or texting (518) 618-2268.