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Community Funding

Discover our Community Funding Town Offering guides. The purpose of this page is to consolidate affordable housing programs for low to moderate individuals, non-profits, and developers seeking assistance. You can also learn more about Columbia Bank's affordable home loan solutions or Commercial Lending offerings.

Columbia Bank is not affiliated with or represented by any listed programs. For more information please contact the organization and/or township directly. Columbia Bank makes no representation or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of the below-described programs, including, but not limited to, program eligibility, program criteria, and continued program offerings. These programs may be discontinued at any time by the respective organization.

Bergen County

Explore Bergen County’s Community Funding programs:

  • American Dream Program
  • Home Improvement Program (HIP)
  • Home Investment Partnership Grant (HOME)
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
  • HOME - American Rescue Plan (ARP)
  • Continuum of Care Grant
  • The Compassion Fund
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Burlington County

Explore Burlington County’s Community Funding programs:

  • First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program
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Camden County

Explore Camden County’s Community Funding programs:

  • City of Camden’s Property Improvement Program
  • City of Camden’s First-Time Home Buyer Program
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Essex County

Explore Essex County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Home Improvement Program
  • Homebuyers’ Assistance Program
  • Irvington’s First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Irvington’s Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
  • Irvington’s LEAD Safe Program
  • Irvington’s Home Rehab Program
  • East Orange Homebuyers Purchase Program
  • Newark’s Home Facade Improvement Program
  • Newark’s Home Closing Cost Program
  • Newark’s Employee Housing Assistance Program


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Gloucester County

Explore Gloucester County’s Community Funding programs:

  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program
  • HOME Program Affordable Housing Development
  • Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program
  • Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program
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Hudson County

Explore Hudson County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Emergency Solutions Grant
  • Community Development Block Grant
  • HOME Investment Program
  • Jersey City Golden Neighborhood Homeownership Program
  • Jersey City’s CDBG-Home Improvement Program
  • Jersey City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund
  • Jersey City’s Home Investment Partnership Program
  • Jersey City’s Community Development Block Grant
  • Jersey City’s Emergency Solutions Grant
  • Jersey City’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS


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Hunterdon County

Explore Hunterdon County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Housing Rehabilitation Program
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Middlesex County

Explore Middlesex County’s Community Funding programs:

  • American Dream Program
  • Housing Preservation Loan Program
  • New Brunswick’s Neighborhood Preservation Program
  • New Brunswick’s Home Improvement Program
  • Perth Amboy’s First Time Homebuyer Program
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Monmouth County

Explore Monmouth County’s Community Funding programs:

  • First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Home Repair Program
  • Asbury Park’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Asbury Park’s Home Repair Assistance Program
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Morris County

Explore Morris County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • HOME Investments Partnerships Program
  • Housing Rehabilitation Program
  • Emergency Solutions Grant
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Passaic County

Explore Passaic County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Paterson’s First-Time Homebuyer Program
  • Paterson’s Emergency Shelter Grant
  • Passaic’s First Time Homebuyer Program
  • Passaic’s Home Rehabilitation Program
  • Passaic’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
  • Passaic’s Home Investment Partnership Program


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Somerset County

Explore Somerset County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • HOME Program
  • American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI)
  • Township of Franklin Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Township of Franklin Housing Rehabilitation Program
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Union County

Explore Union County’s Community Funding programs:

  • Housing Assistance Payment Program
  • Home Improvement Program
  • Senior Home Improvement Grant
  • Elizabeth’s Home Improvement Program
  • Elizabeth’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Linden’s Home Improvement Program
  • Plainfield’s Comprehensive Housing Assistance Program (CHAP)
  • Plainfield’ Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Plainfield’s Safe Housing and Transportation Program (SHTP)
  • Rahway’s Home Improvement Program
  • Rahway’s Senior Citizen Home Improvement Grant Program
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