2023 CDBG Capital Improvement Grant Application

Service Information

CDBG Capital Improvement – Demolition and Economic Development Grant Application

How to Apply – Applications closes on March 17, 2023:

  1. Please review the 2023 CDBG grant page and CDBG 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 CDBG Capital Improvement/Demolition/Economic Development 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.


Application submittal closes on March 17, 2023

Application Webinar – was held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 2pm

The virtual CDBG Capital Improvement application webinar for potential applicants took place on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 2pm.

View the Capital Improvement presentation slides from the webinar here - 2023 CDBG CI Application Webinar Presentation.


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.