2021 CDBG Capital Improvement / Demolition / Economic Development Grant Application

Service Information

This application window for Capital Improvement projects is currently closed. 

Capital Improvement applications were due by 5:00pm on March 12, 2021. 



Important notice for this year’s CDBG application cycle: Non-profits may apply for one CDBG Capital Improvement project and one CDBG Public Service / Planning project (when the Public Service / Planning application is released). Otherwise, there is a limit of one funding application per agency.

Webinar/workshop materials from January 27, 2021
We hosted a virtual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application webinar/workshop for potential applicants on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.  The focus of the workshop was on capital improvements and was held in conjunction with the Cook County Department of Transportation who provided information on applying for Invest in Cook grants. If you missed the workshop, you can view the CDBG slides from the workshop here. To view a video of the CDBG webinar, go here


If you have any questions or problems with your grant submission, please email dominic.tocci@cookcountyil.gov.
Note: do not submit any grant materials to this address, only application materials submitted through the form below will be considered.

Submission Form  - Required.  Please fill out and submit materials below.