Summary 

Each year, the Bureau of Economic Development (BED) partners with the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) to solicit grant applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funding through a competitive process. 

Documents

Supplemental ESG Funding

Cook County has received a one-time supplemental allocation of ESG funding.  The application for this Supplemental ESG funding can be found immediately below.  Please be sure to review the important information about this application that can be found immediately after the cover page.  Applications are due via email by 4:00pm on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  

Submission instructions: Please submit your application and attachments by email to Sonia Brown at sonia.brown@cookcountyil.gov. If your attachments are larger than 5MB, please use a file sharing service (for example, Dropbox) to make sure we receive your email submission. You will receive an email confirmation from Sonia letting you know your submission has been received.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Dominic Tocci by email at dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov or phone: (312) 603-1048.

Program Year 2018

The Program Year 2018 applications and related materials are now available below.  Applications will be due by 4:00pm on March 23, 2018.

  • Update on the application submission process:   Please submit your application and attachments by email to Sonia Brown at sonia.brown@cookcountyil.gov. If your attachments are larger than 5MB, please use a file sharing service (for example, Dropbox) to make sure we receive your email submission. You will receive an email confirmation from Sonia letting you know your submission has been received.
  • If you have any issues submitting your application, please contact Dominic Tocci at dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov or 312-603-1048. 

The applications below are fillable Adobe forms, so check and make sure you have the latest version of the free Adobe reader on your computer. Please download each application to your computer, fill them out, and save your work.  Please do not fill these out in your browser.  

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Dominic Tocci by email at dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov or phone: (312) 603-1048.  

Other Resources 

Application workshops were held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.