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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).

Reference Materials:
Policies and Procedures & Full Workbook with All Forms
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) 

Current CDBG Funding Opportunities

CDBG - Municipal

Applications are now being accepted from municipalities who are members of the 2022-2024 CDBG County Consortium.  Approximately $1,000,000 will be made available for projects that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income residents.  To learn more, review the 2022 CDBG Municipal Application Instructions and Guidance.  Applying is a two-step process requiring completion of the LOI and the Application within the Dutchess County Grant Portal with deadlines as follows: 

  • LOI:  Friday, November 1, 2021, by 4:00 p.m.   Update:  Wednesday, November 10, 2021, by 4:00 p.m.
  • Application:  Wednesday, December 1, 2021, by 4:00 p.m. 

Municipalities must hold a public hearing to solicit application ideas from the public, so please schedule your public hearing as soon as possible. 

CDBG Municipal Public Hearing & Workshop

​​​​An in person and virtual public hearing/workshop to review the 2022 CDBG Municipal grant program and application process will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 107, Poughkeepsie NY 12601.  Alternatively, click here to join the meeting virtually.  If attending in person, please register so we can ensure adequate spacing. 

Application Materials
2022 CDBG Application Instructions & Guidance (.pdf)  
CDBG Low/Mod Eligibility Maps (.pdf)
Outcome Report Template (.xlsx) 
Activity Budget & Narrative (.xlsx) 
Organization Budget (.xlsx) 
Timeline Template (.xlsx)

If you have questions, please email us.