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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)

CDBG Municipal Service Application Cycle

The Dutchess County Grant Portal is open for the 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) municipal applications. Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. One of the most important things to remember is that the CDBG Program is designed to assist projects that primarily benefit low and moderate-income residents. Information on eligibility and how to apply is available in the instructions. A virtual public hearing and workshop on the application process will be held on Thursday October 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via Microsoft Teams.   

Application Materials:      
2021 Municipal Application Instructions (.pdf)
2021 Municipal Application Questions (.pdf) (Provided for information purposes only. Application must be submitted via portal.)
Sample CDBG Application Authorizing Resolution (.pdf)
CDBG Activity Budget Template (.xlsx) 
CDBG Timeline Template (.xlsx)
Low and Moderate Income Area Maps (.pdf)
2021 CDBG Municipal Application Workshop:  Presentation (.pdf) | Recording of workshop (YouTube)

CDBG Public Application Cycle

CDBG public service funds are awarded on two year cycle. Applications for the 2020-2021 funding cycle were due in October 2019. The 2020-2021 instructions have been left on the website for reference purposes only. Applications for 2022-2023 funds will be released in August/September 2021 and will be due in October 2021. 

Application Materials:      
2020 CDBG Public Service Application Instructions (.pdf)
Outcome Report Template (.xlsx)
Activity Budget & Narrative (.xlsx) 
Organization Budget (.xlsx)
Timeline Template (.xlsx)