Grants Administration Division

Mission Statement

To research and secure funding that supports citywide initiatives, maintains data and compliance, provide quality grant writing and leveraging strategic partnerships to enhance City services and revenue streams.


The City of Douglas receives grant funds from federal and state agencies, private foundations, and other entities, that are used to support ongoing City services, programs, and capital improvements. The Community Development Department - Grant Division, manages, monitors, and enforces the grants management process by working with City departments to ensure the City of Douglas is utilizing all available federal and state funding as well as meeting compliance and reporting requirements.


City of Douglas Housing Resource Guide (PDF)

Business Initiatives (PDF) 

Fair Housing Brochure (PDF)

Fair Housing Brochure - Spanish (PDF)

Georgia Mortgage Assistance Program Website

Georgia Rental Assistance (no longer accepting applications)

HomeSafe Program (currently closed)

Housing Resources and Initiatives (PDF) 

HUD Information Website

USDA Website

Weatherization Grant (PDF) 

Weatherization Grant (Spanish)

Weatherization Grant Application (PDF) 

  1. Christian Burkett

    Grants Administrator

CHIP 2021-106 Grant

The City of Douglas is accepting housing applications for its Community Home Investment Program 2021-106 Grant from owner-occupants at for owners living within the following neighborhoods only:

The Target Area includes portions of W. Railroad Street, W. Cherry Street, Magnolia Street, Willow Street, W. Baker Highway, S. Grady Avenue, S. Daughtry Avenue, S. College Avenue, William Street, S. Wheeler Street, S. Letitia Avenue, Tillman Street, Shirley Avenue as show in the below map.  

Assistance will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis by contacting Christian Burkett with the City of Douglas at (912) 383-0277 to be placed on the housing list/waiting list. The City of Douglas is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. 

Informational Flyer (English)

Folleto informativo (Espanol)


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CDBG 2021

The City of Douglas has been awarded a Community Block Development Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in the amount of $636,875!!! The City of Douglas plans to use the CDBG funds to address substandard housing conditions in the city. The project will rehabilitate 12 owner-occupied substandard housing units in the City’s Urban Redevelopment Plan and new Revitalization Area Strategy area. This project is expected to benefit 18 persons, of whom 18 (100%) households are low to moderate income in the Mill Quarters area of Douglas. The total project cost is $657,669, with $20,794 in match and leverage. 

Map of Area (PDF)

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