Community Development
Block Grants (CDBG)

From addressing local health and safety concerns to improving local facilities such as senior centers and community centers, CDBG programs are designed to support your community's wellbeing and greater capacity for growth. Grants are available in a variety of categories and can be utilized for a variety of community development initiatives.

CDBG Public Notices


Past notices are available in the notices archive.


Notice: Recovery Housing Program Action Plan Available for Public Comment

July 16, 2024

The Missouri Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Economic Development, has prepared a Substantial Amendment to the Action Plan for the Recovery Housing Program, which is now available for public comment. This program will provide housing assistance to individuals with substance use disorders in the St. Louis and Kansas City metro areas. The Action Plan includes a summary of needs and existing resources, description of how funds may be used, eligible subrecipients, as well as anticipated outcomes and expenditures.

You may view a draft of the Recovery Housing Program Action Plan here.

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Notice: Changes to Funding Eligibility for CDBG Program

July 2, 2024

DED's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is implementing changes to funding eligibility determination for low-and-moderate-income community-wide benefit due to updated data requirements.

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CDBG Program FY23 and FY24 Competitive Application Cycle Now Open

April 8, 2024

DED’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Competitive Application Cycle for FY23 and FY24 is now open! The application cycle will close at 5 p.m. on September 6, 2024.

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CDBG Administration Training, July 16-18

March 11, 2024

DED's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program will host its annual CDBG Administration Training, July 16-18, 2024, at the Harry S Truman State Office Building in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Click here for the agenda.

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