2022 ESG Grant Application

Service Information

How to Apply - Applications closed on April 15, 2022

  1. Please review the ESG grants page and 2022 ESG Application Guide to read all information about the program and download any necessary files for the application submission. 
  2. Prepare the application pdf and any other required or supplemental documents for your submission. Please download the ESG application PDF, fill it out, save it, then upload as indicated below. Be sure to keep the document as a fillable-PDF. We recommend not filling out the application in your browser. Do not submit a scanned copy of your application.
  3. Complete the online submission form below to submit your application materials before the deadline. Make sure you have all materials ready to submit - you will not be able to save as you go. 


Applications closed on April 15, 2022

Application Webinar – 9am on Tuesday, March 22, 2022

A virtual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application webinar/workshop for potential applicants took place on Tuesday, March 22 at 9 a.m.

View the presentation slides from the webinar here. A version in Spanish is available here.  


If you have any questions or problems with your grant submission, please email info.edev@cookcountyil.gov.

Note: do not submit any grant materials to this address, only application materials submitted through this form will be considered.