Community Development Block Grant Disaster Response Program
CSFA Number: 420-75-1637
Agency Name
Department Of Commerce And Economic Opportunity (420)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Wendy Bell
Short Description
The program provides federal funding when a community or county has been declared a disaster by the Governor. Communities in non-metropolitan areas can apply for grant funding to eliminate conditions detrimental to public health, safety and public welfare. Local governments may request grant funds to undertake projects designed to alleviate these conditions.
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Community Development
Enabling Legislation
Housing and Community Development (HCD) Act of 1974; 20 ILCS 605/605-915; 20 ILCS 605/605-945; 20 ILCS 605/605-950
Objectives and Goals
Elimination of conditions which are detrimental to health, safety and public welfare.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funds shall be used by the State in accordance with HUD requirements and the approved Consolidated/Action Plan.
Eligibility Requirements
Units of local government that do not receive direct Entitlement CDBG funding may apply for State CDBG funding. Applicants must meet a HUD national objective.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applications for grants are available after a gubernatorial disaster declaration.
Assistance Consideration
Application submissions are evaluated based on the criteria contained in the annual Guidebook available on the Department's website.
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly reports are submitted to track fiscal spending and project completion. Monitoring visits are conducted as needed based on an established risk analysis.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Community Development Block Grants are covered by 2 CFR.570. If a presidentially declared disaster occurs, enabling legislation and regulations will be created at that time.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $2,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details2018 24-7 CDBG Disaster Response Program$0 - $200000General announcement open for a period of time with no specific due dates for applications.
Details2019 24-7 CDBG Disaster Response Program$0 - $500000General announcement open for a period of time with no specific due dates for applications.
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
18-247001Village of Stonington09/01/201908/31/202149,695