Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii
CSFA Number: 420-75-0070
Agency Name
Department Of Commerce And Economic Opportunity (420)
Agency Identification
24, 30, 35
Agency Contact
Wendy Bell
Short Description
The Community Development Block Grant Program provides federal funding for public infrastructure, housing rehabilitation, and economic development projects for units of local government that do not receive direct CDBG entitlement funding. Supplemental CDBG funds appropriated after a Presidentially declared disaster may be available to communities directly affected, for disaster relief and restoration.
Subject Area
Economic Development
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
Strengthened community economic development through the creation of jobs, stimulation of private investment and strengthening the tax base; improvement of public infrastructure and elimination of conditions which are detrimental to health, safety and public welfare; and conservation and expansion of the State's housing stock in order to provide a decent home and a suitable living environment for persons of low-to-moderate income and the developmentally disabled.
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 of Economic Development, Public Infrastructure or Housing Rehabilitation projects. Applicants must meet a national objective of benefiting low-to-moderate income (LMI) persons; aiding in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight; or meeting other community development needs that pose a serious and immediate threat to the health and welfare of the community.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applications for Public Infrastructure and Housing Rehabilitation grants are available through a competitive process held annually after HUD's allocation has been determined. Economic Development grants are available to qualified applicants at any time.
Assistance Consideration
Application submissions are competitively 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 2015 : $42,405,691
FY 2016 : $33,725,544
FY 2017 : $25,239,255
FY 2018 : $27,500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
08-355061The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois03/01/201706/30/20205,050,000
16-246001City of Galesburg03/01/201802/28/20221,200,000
12-241005Village of Ashton01/01/201812/31/20201,150,000
12-241006Village of Farina03/01/201804/30/2020651,925
17-242001City of Abingdon08/01/201807/31/2020500,000