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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

This funding can be used by participating municipalities to address infrastructure, housing, and handicapped accessibility improvements throughout Dutchess County. Approximately 15% goes to Human Service program services, and approximately 3% will be used for the Senior Citizen Owner-Occupied Property Rehabilitation Program (see Programs for Individuals).

2020 CDBG Municipal Application Cycle

Applications for 2020 CDBG Municipal funds will be available on August 1st and due on October 18, 2019. There is a two-step application process to insure only eligible projects are submitted. The first step is to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) via the Dutchess County Grant Portal. The deadline for LOI/eligibility submissions is October 4, 2019. You will only be able to proceed to the application once the LOI has been approved by the County.

Application Materials:      

2019 Municipal Application Instructions (.pdf)
Sample CDBG Applicaton Authorizing Resolution (.pdf)
CDBG Activity Budget Template (.xlsx) 
CDBG Timeline Template (.xlsx)
Low and Moderate Income Area Maps (.pdf)

Reference Materials:

Policies and Procedures - Updated March 21, 2018
Insurance Guidelines (.pdf)
Monitoring Checklist (.pdf) 
Budget Adjustment Request
Extension Request (.pdf) 
CDBG Construction Implementation Checklists (.xls)

If awarded funding, your agency will need to submit the following on a quarterly basis:

Payment Request and Progress Report (.xls) (Note:  Forms are on separate tabs.)
Personnel Summary (.xls)

Here are some helpful examples of supporting documents you will be asked to submit along with the quarterly forms listed above:

Equipment Inventory (.xls)
Expense Summary (.pdf)
Time Sheet (.pdf)