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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). 


Notice of Public Comment Period
Dutchess County 2023 Consolidated Annual Performance and
Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development (DCDPD) invites public comments on its draft 2023 CAPER which outlines Dutchess County’s accomplishments for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership programs for the period March 1, 2023 to February 29, 2024.

The CAPER is available for public review for a 15-day period from Monday, May 6, 2024, to Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The CAPER is available on the County’s website here and during normal business hours at DCDPD, 85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 107, Poughkeepsie NY 12601.

A public hearing will be held on:

Monday, May 13, 2024
10:00 a.m.

Dutchess County Planning and Development
85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 107, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Virtual Link –

Written comments and questions may be directed to Gail Padalino, Community Development Administrator via mail (at the above address), email to, or phone at 845-486-3600. All comments will be considered and included in the final Report as appropriate, which will be forwarded to HUD on or about Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

2024 Draft Action Plan Public Hearing Recording

The County held a public meeting on the Draft 2024 Action Plan at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. See the recording below (Youtube):

Reference Materials:
Policies and Procedures & Full Workbook with All Forms
CDBG – Municipal contract template (.pdf)
CDBG – Public Service contract template (.pdf)
Insurance Guidelines (.pdf)
Monitoring Checklist (.pdf) 
Budget Adjustment Request
Extension Request (.pdf) 
CDBG Construction Implementation Checklists (.xlsx)
CDBG Income Eligibility Standards (.pdf) 
Design guidelines for Pedestrian Projects (.pdf)
Community Development Advisory Committee List (.pdf) 
2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Priorities (.pdf)

Current CDBG Funding Opportunities

2024 CDBG Public Service 

Funding awards for the 2024-2025 CDBG Public Service Program are anticipated to be announced in 2024.

2024 CDBG Municipal Grant Program

2024 CDBG Municipal Application Instructions & Guidance (.pdf)

To be added to our distribution list, please email us.

Application Materials

CDBG Low/Mod Eligibility Maps (.pdf)

CDBG Municipal Activity Budget Template (.xlsx)

Timeline Template (.xlsx)

2024 CDBG Municipal & Public Service Public Hearing & Workshop Power Point (.pdf)

2024 CDBG Municipal & Public Service Public Hearing & Workshop Recording (YouTube)


If you have questions, please email us.