Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

Community Based Organizations providing services to the Elmira residents are invited to apply for limited funding authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of the Covid-19 historic public health crisis. The City of Elmira will receive $727,586 in CDBG allocation. Grants will be in the amount of $5,000-25,000. The applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds have been fully allocated. The Urgent Need national objective can be utilized.

COVID-19 Emergency Grant Application

If you have any questions about your eligibly for this program or would like to discuss your application, you may contact Emma Miran at 737-5692 or send an email to