Community Development
Block Grants (CDBG)

From addressing local health and safety concerns to improving local facilities such as senior centers and community centers, CDBG programs are designed to support your community's wellbeing and greater capacity for growth. Grants are available in a variety of categories and can be utilized for a variety of community development initiatives.

CDBG Public Notices


Past notices are available in the notices archive.


CDBG FY2023 CAPER Public Comment Period Now Open

June 5, 2024

DED has conducted the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for FY2023 and has posted it for public comment. The CAPER tracks the performance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF).

The CAPER measures the annual progress these programs make in meeting objectives noted in the 2023-2027 5-year Consolidated Plan: providing decent, affordable housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities.

The FY2023 CAPER has been completed and uploaded to DED's website and is now available for public comment.

Comments will be recorded on the FY2023 CAPER once the public comment period has ended. The comment period will be open for 15 days, from June 6, 2024, through June 21, 2024.

Public comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on June 21, 2024.

Please submit all questions and comments by email to

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CDBG Program FY23 and FY24 Competitive Application Cycle Now Open

April 8, 2024

DED’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Competitive Application Cycle for FY23 and FY24 is now open! The application cycle will close at 5 p.m. on September 6, 2024.

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CDBG Administration Training, July 16-18

March 11, 2024

DED's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program will host its annual CDBG Administration Training, July 16-18, 2024, at the Harry S Truman State Office Building in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Click here for the agenda.

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