The Request for Applications (RFA) for Charleston County’s and the City of North Charleston’s PY2019 Urban Entitlement funding is now available. 

Note: The application must clearly identify whether the proposal is being submitted to Charleston County, the City of North Charleston, OR both governmental bodies.

PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE COMPLETING.  All the application materials can be found here:


A COMPLETE application package includes two (2) parts:

 Part 1: Submitted online CDBG, HOME, CHDO, or ESG application.

 Part 2: Mandatory Forms and Attachments. 
**Checklist for forms/attachments available in Section 5 of RFA Instructions.**
Example, if you are applying for a CDBG emergency repair project, then download, fill out, and submit the forms and attachments listed under the “Community Development Block Grant (Emergency Housing Repair Projects)” checklist in Section 5 of the instructions. These documents must be submitted electronically - applications cannot be faxed or emailed.


APPLICATION DUE DATE/TIME:   Monday, January 7, 2019 at Noon (12 p.m.). Late Applications will not be accepted. Late Applications cannot be submitted.  At noon, the application will no longer be available on the website. 


The Pre-Application Workshops are the only opportunity for you to ask staff questions directly and learn more about the RFA.  There will be 2 workshops this year.  Although the workshops are not mandatory, they are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. If you do not attend the workshops, you may miss important information and changes for this program year.

  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
    Buist Conference Room, 3rd Floor
    City Hall, City of North Charleston
    2500 City Hall Lane
    North Charleston, SC 29406  


  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
    Charleston County
    Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building
    Charleston County Council Chambers
    4045 Bridge View Drive, Suite B249, 2nd Floor
    North Charleston, SC  29405


Please read all the RFA Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions before submitting your question.  All written questions are due:  Thursday, December 20th at 5:00 p.m. Contact Dr. Anna Eskridge by phone (843-202-6960) or by email (  Dr. Eskridge will collect all questions and an addendum with the answers will be released December 21st on the RFA webpage (