City Receives $4M in Grants to Help Residents With Food, Housing and Utilities

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird today announced Lincoln is receiving more than $4 million in federal CARES Act funds to help those impacted by COVID-19 with food, housing and utility assistance. The City has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $1,145,912 and two Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) totaling $2,877,921.