Plans & Programs
Micro-Enterprise Business Assistance Program (CDBG-CV)
The City of Pembroke Pines is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The City has received an allocation of funds (CARES Act) to combat COVID-19 related impacts on Micro-Enterprise Businesses (defined as 5 or fewer employees including the owner(s).) Grants are available up to $10,000. This program is ongoing as funds are available.
The goal of the program is to avoid job loss caused by business closure related to social distancing by providing short-term financial assistance to income qualified micro-enterprise businesses in order to enable retention of jobs held by low and moderate income persons. Applications will be accepted beginning October 16, 2020. Applications are processed on a first come, first served, first qualified basis. Incomplete applications will be immediately rejected. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be deposited in the marked document lock box located outside Suite 207 at the location below:
Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida
8569 Pines Blvd, Ste.207
Pembroke Pines, Fl 33024
The program is managed by the City's housing consultant, CRAFLA.. Twww.crafla.org Economic Development Strategic Plan
On September 17th, 2014. The City Commission adopted the City's first Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The EDSP was created by the City's consultant Strategic Planning Group, LLC. The document outlines the City's goals for Economic Development for the 2014-2019 timeframe. The document is also filled with important statistics and information about the City.
Specifically, the EDSP contains: 6 goals, 20 objectives and 76 strategies and is divided into three sections.
The sections include