The City of Greenfield’s Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD) seeks to improve the quality of life in Greenfield with a focus on increasing economic opportunities for our community and enhancing the prosperity of our citizens by encouraging investments and job creation.
Facilitate the expansion and retention of existing business.
Market the assets of the City and the region to attract new investment and stimulate employment.
Identify additional opportunities for industrial and commercial development.
Revitalization of the City’s downtown business district.
Support improvement in the quality of life, with a special focus on low/moderate income neighborhoods.
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
The Community and Economic Development Department administers CDBG funding. CDBG funds are targeted federal funds to support activities that
1) improve the quality of life of Greenfield's low/moderate income people; or
2) address slum/blight conditions.
Current CDBG-funded activities include:
Greenfield Housing Rehabilitation Program- provides 0% deferred loans to make critical property improvements to homes/apartments occupied by low/moderate income households. Click here for the Housing Rehab Program brochure. Click here for the full application packet.
Public Facilities/Infrastructure Projects - Lunt Field ADA improvements, Sidewalks, Garage Pocket Park.
Commercial Improvement Project: First National Bank Redevelopment
Public Social Services - Center for Self-Reliance Food Pantry, Aging Well Program at Senior Center
A summary of CDBG funded activities can be found here .
2022 Reboot - A Deliberate Downtown: Growing by Design
Materials for Request for Quotes for Consultant to Facilitate the Downtown Revitalization Plan Update: