The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) provides funding to assist a wide range
of eligible activities, including housing improvement projects, public facilities such as water and sewer l
ines, buildings such as local health centers or head start centers, and economic development projects.
All projects must substantially benefit low and moderate income persons.
The total funding level is approximately $34.5 million with approximately $26 million available for the
annual competition. The maximum amount available per applicant is $500,000 for Single-Activity during
regular competition and $800,000 for Multi-Activity during regular competition. More...
Local Match Requirements - Regular Competition:
- Grants up to $300,000, or grants for single activity housing projects - no matching funds required.
- Grants of $300,000 to $500,000 - 5% local matching funds required.
- Grants of more than $500,000 - 10% local matching funds required.
Eligible applicants are units of general local government, excluding metropolitan cities, urban counties, and
units of government eligible to participate in the urban counties or metropolitan cities programs of the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development. Eligible applicants selected for funding will be those having the
greatest need as evidenced by poverty and per capita income and whose applications most adequately address the
needs of low and moderate income persons and have the greatest impact.