Community Reinvestment Fund

The Community Reinvestment Fund, a capital grant program, shall be used for community redevelopment, revitalization and investment capital projects which will improve the economic, culture, historical, and recreational health of Delaware communities.

Eligible applicants include county and local governments, community-based nonprofit organizations, and private sector nonprofit organizations. State agencies, school districts, charter schools, private schools, institutions of higher education, churches, fire companies, and for-profit organizations are not eligible for funds from the Community Reinvestment Fund.

Fiscal Year 2023 Awards

The Fiscal Year 2023 Bond and Capital Improvements Act (House Bill 475) allocates $90,000,000 for the Community Reinvestment Fund to be used for community redevelopment, revitalization, and investment capital projects which will improve the economic, cultural, historical, and recreational health of Delaware communities.

For a complete listing of Fiscal Year 2023 (current year) awards from the Community Reinvestment Fund, click here.

Award recipients will receive formal notifications via email by the end of July, 2022.  In order to minimize delays in award processing, please prepare the documentation necessary and complete vendor registration requirements as listed in the Community Reinvestment Fund Guidelines Document.

Prior Year Allocations

The Fiscal Year 2022 Bond and Capital Improvements Act (Senate Bill 200) allocates $70,000,000 for the Community Reinvestment/Redevelopment Fund to be used for community redevelopment, revitalization and investment capital projects which will improve the economic, culture, historical, and recreational health of Delaware communities.

For a listing of these prior year awards from the Community Reinvestment/Redevelopment Fund, click here.

All award recipients will receive electronic and paper notifications and instructions for funding disbursements.  Any questions can be submitted to:

Office of the Controller General
Bond_Public_Comment@delaware.gov 
Office Phone: (302) 744-4200