Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board - CDBG

The Advisory Board for the Community Development Block Grant is currently seeking applications. A representative for each of the seven Wards and five at-large seats is the make-up of the Board.

The duties of this board are:

Serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council. Reviews, conducts public hearings, and makes recommendations for City Council action regarding requests for projects to be funded from the city’s annual CDBG entitlement under this federal program.

If you are interested in serving on this Board and possess a working knowledge of the Community Development  Block Grant Federal Program and understand the needs of the Community and City, you are welcome to apply for a position.

The CDBG Advisory Board meets at 6 PM on the third Wednesday of the month in the City of Petersburg Library Multipurpose Room.

Link to Board Member Application

Please submit applications to the Clerk of Council, Nykesha Jackson, by email at

Ms. Jackson can also be contacted by telephone at 804-733-2323 

CDBG Advisory Board Members

Mr. Kofi Adih, Chair

Term: May 18, 2021 – September 30, 2025

Mr. Ethan Calvert

Term: May 18, 2021 – September 30, 2025

Ms. Tamika L. Green 

Term: September 15, 2020 to September 30, 2024

Ms. Shabaka N. Moore

Term: September 15, 2020 to September 30, 2024


CDBG Advisory Board Meeting Agendas

PY23/FY24 Notice of Hearing of Public Needs

PY23/FY24 CDBG Funding Application (MS Word)

PY23/FY24 CDBG Funding Application (PDF)