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PURPOSE:

The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) offers grants to small Missouri communities to improve local facilities, address critical health and safety concerns, and develop a greater capacity for growth. We offer funds for projects that can range from housing and street repairs to industrial loans and job training.

AUTHORIZATION:
The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383), as amended. CDBG is a "pass through" funding program from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS:
State CDBG funds are only available to non-entitlement areas (incorporated municipalities under 50,000 and counties under 200,000 in population).

FUNDING LIMITS:
The maximum amount available varies, depending on the type of project. Please refer to the individual categories for more information.

APPLICATION/APPROVAL PROCEDURE:
Depending on the funding category, applications are either accepted on a continuous cycle throughout the year or have a specific deadline. Please refer to the individual categories for more information.