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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 2024 Draft Action Plan

The County is seeking comment on the Draft 2024 Action Plan which outlines how the County will allocate its 2024 CDBG and HOME funds.  Projects were selected through a competitive application process based on the priorities in the Draft 2020 - 2024 Consolidated Plan.

The Draft 2024 Action Plan, with a full list of projects on page 30, is available at the following locations:

  • Online via this link:  Draft 2024 Action Plan
  • Dutchess County Planning and Development, Mon-Fri Between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the address below.

A public hearing will be held on:

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
10:00 a.m.

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

The comment period is from April 1, 2024 to May 1, 2024.  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 Plan as appropriate, which will be forwarded to HUD on or about Wednesday, May 1, 2024. 

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.