Community Services Block Grant

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is a federal block grant program that provides funds to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty and remove obstacles to self-sufficiency in communities. The CSBG program provides support for community action agencies, Snohomish County is a public community action agency, who assist poor families and individuals to become more self-sufficient. Federal funding comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is managed by the Washington State Department of Commerce.