The state Department of Commerce annually allocates Community
Development Block Grants (CDBG)
to eligible cities and counties for housing, public
facility (water and sewer),
and community facility type projects .
The funds are awarded
to local municipalities through a competitive proposal
process. The county has participated in the CDBG Program since
Who can apply for funds?
CDBG funds can only be given to cities, counties, and other
units of local government. Funding is not available directly to
private individuals or Families.
In order to be eligible for CDBG funding, a project must meet
one of three National Objectives:
||Must benefit low-
and moderate-income persons
||Must prevent or
eliminate slums or blight, or
||Must address an existing and urgent
community development need that poses a serious and
immediate threat to health or welfare of the community
Please see below for information on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Assistance for current projects: