Community Development Block Grant – Public Infrastructure Program


  • Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • 500 East Monroe
  • Springfield, IL 62701
  • Phone: 217-785-6174
  • Email: ceo.ocd@illinois.gov
  • Website Link:

Purpose of the Program

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) provides federal Housing and Urban Development funding for community-based projects in non-metropolitan areas.
Local governments that need to improve public infrastructure and eliminate conditions detrimental to public health, safety, and public welfare may request a maximum of $550,000.00 to undertake projects designed to alleviate these conditions, with an emphasis on helping communities with substantial low to moderate-income populations.

Who is Eligible

Incorporated Communities and Counties