Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced the second round of Community Development Block Grants for 2023 is now open for applications.
The following programs are currently accepting applications:
- Public Facilities Program
- Blight Clearance Program
- Stormwater Improvements
- Wastewater/Drinking Water
Funding for all CDBG programs comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is administered by OCRA. The state of Indiana distributes CDBG funds to rural communities to assist units of local government with various community projects such as improving infrastructure, downtown revitalization, public facilities improvements and economic development.
Proposal submissions will be collected via the electronic Grants Management System. Instructions can be found at in.gov/ocra/cdbg.
2023 Round 2 proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023 and must be submitted here. Communities are encouraged to submit their applications prior to 4 p.m. ET on Oct. 20, 2023, as technical assistance will not be available after that time.
2023 Round 2 applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 22, 2023 and must be submitted here. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications prior to 4 p.m. on Dec. 22, 2023, as technical assistance will not be available after that time.
For further information on these programs, contact your assigned OCRA regional Community Liaison.