Community Services Block Grant Program
The Washington State Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program receives federal funds to:
How We Help
The Program contracts with community action agencies to administer funds locally and provide assistance. CSBG eligibility criteria includes households with incomes at, or below, 125 percent of the federal poverty level as defined by the Office of Management and Budget and is based on the Census Bureau’s most recent data.
The CSBG State Model Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2013-14 describes how the state of Washington, in partnership with community action agencies, the Washington State Community Action Partnership, and other community partners will meet the requirements of federal and CSBG assurances.