Federal Program | Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


The City receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The federal funds are used to fund public services projects, affordable housing, rehabilitation to benefit primarily residents of low and moderate income.  These grants do not fund individuals, must be a non-profit organization to apply.


On January 18, 2019, the City of Milpitas will open its application process for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for Program Year July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.  The deadline for receipt of the completed application is Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.  To be eligible for funding you must be a non-profit organization and the project must meet one of the National Objectives:

1) Benefit low and moderate-income persons

2) Aid in the prevention of slums and blight

3) Meet an urgent community need

It is anticipated that the City of Milpitas will receive approximately $400,000 to $500,000 of CDBG funds from the Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) for the fiscal year 2019-2020.  Federal regulation limits funding public service activities to 15% and 65% capital projects (formerly known as non-public services) of the amount of City’s CDBG grant (see Attachment II for a list of eligible CDBG activities.)

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