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. 


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.

New this year: Application submissions will be handled via an online submission process. Links to the application submission pages will be added below shortly.

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 or phone: (312) 603-1048.  

Other Resources 

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