CDBG Annual Competitive Grants

CONTACT

Ginny Eardley, CDBG Specialist

(785) 296-3610

Ginny.M.Eardley@ks.gov

Annual Competitive Grant projects include, but are not limited to, water and sewer improvements, fire protection, bridges, community and senior centers, demolition, streets, architectural barrier removal, natural gas systems, electrical systems, public service activities, and nonprofit entities. These grants also apply to housing projects, which include rehabilitation of owner and renter-occupied residences. 

Annual Competitive Grants are awarded once a year on a competitive basis and are available in three (3) categories: Water & Sewer, Housing Rehabilitation and Community Facilities and Services.

Water & Sewer

The Water and Sewer Grants are generally used for projects such as water lines, water towers, water wells, treatment plants, sewer lines and sewer lagoons. 

Funding amounts are determined by beneficiaries with max award of $600,000 for populations 5,000 and under, max award of $700,000 for populations above 5,000.


Applications accepted online through September 24, 2021.
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Water and Sewer Application Walkthrough
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Housing Rehabilitation

Eligible activities for Housing grants include home rehabilitation, demolition, neighborhood development, and home-based business rehabilitation. All homeowner households receiving assistance must meet LMI guidelines. Rental rehabilitation may include existing rental housing or the conversion of existing non-housing structures to new housing. 

Before a community considers a housing grants they MUST complete a Housing Assessment Tool (HAT) to determine their needs and are encouraged to attend a Housing Interagency Advisory Committee meeting. The maximum grant amount for housing is $300,000 and neighborhood development is $500,000.

Applications accepted online through August 31, 2021.
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Resources:

Housing Application Walkthrough
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For questions about Housing grants, please contact: 

Linda Hunsicker
(785) 215-4484
Linda.Hunsicker@ks.gov 

Community Facilities

The Community Facilities and Services Grant category is split in to 4 subcategories:

Recreation – Parks, splash pads, ball fields and playground equipment. (Minimum $50,000 Maximum $350,000)
Infrastructure – Streets, Sidewalks, Bridges, Trails ( Max Award of $600,000 for populations 5,000 and under, Max award of $750,000 for populations above 5,000)
Buildings – Fire Stations, Library, Community Center, Storm shelters (Max Award of $600,000 for populations 5,000 and under, Max award of $750,000 for populations above 5,000)
Services – Gas, electrical, fire trucks, broadband, demolition, daycare, emergency alert systems (Max Award of $600,000 for populations 5,000 and under, Max award of $750,000 for populations above 5,000)

Applications accepted online through October 29, 2021
Click here to apply.

Community Facilities and Services application Walkthrough
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Additional Resources

2021 Community Facilities Ratings
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2021 Housing Ratings
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2021 Water and Sewer Ratings
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2022 Community Facilities Application
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2022 Community Facilities Application Forms
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2022 General Application Requirements
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2022 General CDBG Program Guidelines
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2022 Housing Application
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2022 Housing Application Forms
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2022 Water and Sewer Application Forms
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2022-Water-and-Sewer-Guidelines
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CDBG General and Community Facilities 2022 Presentation
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CDBG General and Water and Sewer Presentation 2022
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CDBG Housing 2022 Presentation
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Inter-Local Agreement Samples
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KIAC Dates 2021
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KIAC Profile
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LMI Survey Tabulation
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LMI Survey Tabulation – Spanish
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