The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. Beginning in 1974, the CDBG program is one of the longest continuously run programs at HUD. The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to local governments and states to develop sustainable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and opportunities to expand economic opportunities, principally for low and moderate-income persons.

Community development activities build stronger and more resilient communities through an ongoing process of identifying and addressing needs, assets and priority investments. CDBG activities may include acquisition and or disposition of property, construction and improvements to public facilies, public services, housing rehabilitation, homeownership assistance, and economic development activities.

2017 Program Year Funding

CDBG Housing Delivery$ 310,000
CDBG Owner Rehabilitation/Reconstruction$ 382,358
CDBG Homeless Coalition Coordination
$ 25,000
CDBG Urban County Bonita Springs
$ 308,924*
CDBG Urban County Fort Myers Beach$ 24,487*
CDBG Urban County Sanibel
$ 22,110*
CDBG Program Administration$ 250,000
CDBG Urban County Administration$ 43,939*
CDBG Neighborhood Infrastructure$ 684,518
CDBG Neighborhood Code Enforcement$ 35,000
CDBG Neighborhood Public Services
$ 310,000
CDBG Non-Profit Capital Improvements$ 253,614
Total 2017 CDBG Allocation:
$ 2,649,950
* 2017 Urban County Allocation Amounts have not been released as of 3/1/2018.