Community Redevelopment

Community Development Block Grants

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. 

Department of Economic Development awards $500,000 in CDBG funding to Big Lake

June 1, 2015

BIG LAKE, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to assist the Village of Big Lake repair damage from recent flooding.

Using CDBG funds, Big Lake will clear or replace blocked culverts and dredge up to four channels of the Lake itself to improve drainage, with the sediment being deposited in appropriate locations.