2023 ESG Grant Applications

Service Information

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

  1. Please review the 2023 ESG grants page and 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.


Application submittal closes on March 17, 2023

Application Webinar – was held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 3pm

The virtual Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) application webinar for potential applicants took place on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 3pm.

View the Emergency Solutions Grant presentation slides from the webinar here - 2023 CDBG-PS-Planning and ESG Application Workshop.


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.