Community Development Block Grants

Helping enhance livability in Kansas communities

Upcoming CDBG Workshop

When

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Where

McPherson Community Building
122 E. Marlin
McPherson, KS 67460

Who Qualifies for Community Development Block Grants

  • All cities and counties in the state of Kansas, except for Johnson County, all towns within Johnson County, Kansas City, Manhattan, Lawrence, Topeka, Wichita and Leavenworth
Eligibility Requirements

To receive CDBG funds, a project must meet at least one of the following federally mandated criteria:

  • Benefits low- and/or moderate-income individuals
  • Removes or prevents slum or blighted conditions
  • Eliminates an urgent need created by a disaster when local funds are unavailable

The small cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program allows the Department of Commerce to distribute federal funds to Kansas cities and counties looking to improve their community.

CDBG awards are given in four primary categories:

  1. Annual Competitive Grants (More info coming soon)
  2. Economic Development Grants
  3. Commercial Rehabilitation Grants
  4. Urgent Need Grants
Who Qualifies
  • All cities and counties in the state of Kansas, except for Johnson County, all towns within Johnson County, Kansas City, Manhattan, Lawrence, Topeka, Wichita and Leavenworth
Eligibility Requirements

To receive CDBG funds, a project must meet at least one of the following federally mandated criteria:

  • Benefits low- and/or moderate-income individuals
  • Removes or prevents slum or blighted conditions
  • Eliminates an urgent need created by a disaster when local funds are unavailable

Application Period(s)

  • Water & Sewer: application deadline for 2022 TBD
  • Housing Rehabilitation: application deadline for 2022 TBD
  • Community Facilities: application deadline for 2022 TBD
  • Economic Development: applications accepted through December 2022
  • Commercial Rehabilitation: applications accepted through December 2022
  • Urgent Need: applications accepted year round on an as-needed basis through December 2022

Additional Resources

2022 General CDBG Program Guidelines
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2022 General Application Requirements
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Sample Request for Proposals (RFP) and RFQ Notices
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CDBG Proposed Changes Public Hearing – March 2021
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2015 Census LMI Data
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Resource Library
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