Grants Administration Office
The Grants Administration Office is responsible for seeking, securing, and managing funds from public and private grant sources to help facilitate the strategic goals of the City.
More than $5 million has been secured in the past five years for planning, homeless prevention, housing assistance, parks and grounds, downtown revitalization, stormwater management, and brownfields cleanup activities, as well as equipment for the Fire Department and Police Department.
Current Grant Awards
2017 Community Development Block Grant $191,204
2018 Community Development Block Grant $229,103
2019 Community Development Block Grant $215,576
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD ) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds will be used to continue the Azalea Street Redevelopment Project, promote Fair Housing initiatives, assist local non-profit public service agencies in delivering assistance to the community via the Sub-recipient Program, and help resident with home repairs via the Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program. More information can be accessed by the corresponding links above.
2019 Emergency Solutions Grant $129,000
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) aids individuals in times of economic hardship by providing emergency shelter as well as rent and utility assistance. Funds will also go toward hosting Project Homeless Connect, an event geared toward outreach and raising awareness. It provides an opportunity to inform the community about the need that exists, as well as a chance to address that need. Citizens can inquire about available assistance by contacting the Homeless Prevention Office.
2019 Emergency Food and Shelter Grant $13,000
The United Way Emergency Food and Shelter Grant (EFSG) aids individuals in times of economic hardship by providing emergency shelter. Citizens can inquire about available assistance by contacting the Homeless Prevention Office.
2018 Community HOME Investment Program $571,545
The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) assists with rehabilitation of owner-occupied residential housing. This initiative is aimed at rehabilitating substandard single family structures of low and moderate income or elderly homeowners throughout the City of Hinesville.
Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) funds are used to assist in purchasing vehicles and operating the Liberty Transit bus system.
2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance $11,717
2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance $14,667
2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance $11,013
Department of Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funding is used to acquire vital equipment for the Hinesville Police and Liberty County Sheriff Department. Items include but are not limited to vehicle camera systems, hand held laser speed detection devices, and vehicle radars.
2019 Georgia Municipal Association Grant (Hinesville Police Department) $8,610
2019 Georgia Municipal Association Grant (Hinesville Fire Department) $10,690
Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) funding used to acquire vital equipment for the Hinesville Police and Fire Departments.Items include but are not limited body cameras, alternative power units, and multi-gas detection devices. 2019 Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation (Hinesville Fire Department) $13,835
Firehouse Subs funding will be used to purchase a Hazard House for Large Groups which will be utilized as a part of the Public Safety Education Program. The Hazard House will assist the Hinesville Fire Department in providing residents a hands on guide to transitioning a hazardous household into a home equipped to withstand any sort of emergency.