The eligible programs must address one of the following categories:
* Neighborhood stabilization - projects designed to stimulate growth, stability, and assist in removing blight and
* Job creation - projects to aid in local job creation or assist in job training
All programs must be initiated with the full support of the mayor to be eligible, including those developed and
implemented in collaboration with the private sector, community groups, and other partners.
Cities applying for the award must be in good membership standing with USCM.
There will be two awards for large cities (over 250,000), two for…