CDBG -2020 Community Opportunity Grant

 Notice of Funding Available

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The City of Coeur d’Alene hereby gives Notice of Available Funding (NOFA) and invites competitive grant proposals for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income (LMI) people or neighborhoods, and/or promote job creation/economic development. Applications may be submitted for plan year period 2020.


Funding for the City’s CDBG Program is provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), (reference 24 CFR Part 570). Applicants must comply with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. $210,444 in Community Opportunity Grant funding is available, with $49,000 maximum for public service projects, however, if the project is directly related to responding to, preparing or prevention of COVID-19, there may be up to the full $210,444 available and projects will first be considered for the remaining CARES Act CDBG-CV funds available. Other eligible projects will also be considered, including Public Facilities, Economic Development and LMI Affordable Housing.  Minimum proposal requests of $35,000 will be accepted for Public Service projects.


The Grant Application and additional materials are available on the City’s website ( or by contacting Chelsea Nesbit by telephone:  208-769-2382 or Email:


An educational workshop will be held virtually via Zoom on January 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm (noon).  To participate in the virtual workshop, follow these instructions:

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Join by Phone: 1-833 548 0282 or 1-877 853 5257 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 916 4293 1019

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Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., local time, on January 22, 2021 by the City of Coeur d’Alene, Attn: Chelsea Nesbit, 710 E. Mullan Ave. Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

PY 2020 Community Opportunity Grant

Application Packet:
1) 2020 Application Guidelines
2) 2020 Community Opportunity Grant Application
3) Federal Regulations Acknowledgements
4) Post-Project Performance Report

Application Help Materials:

Timeliness--Guide to project set up
Workshop PowerPoint
Eligible Activities-Matrix Codes
National Objective Codes
Performance Outcomes Required
24 CFR 570 : Regulation for CDBG
Basically CDBG: A guide to Eligibility
Monitoring: Integrity Bulletin
Link to HUD'S LMI Census tracts/block groups map
Link to HUD'S LMI Census tracts/block groups data
Davis Bacon Support: The City of Coeur d'Alene was pleased to host HUD's Wage Compliance training with Melanie Hertel on July 18th, 2018. Want to review the slides from Melanie's presentation? Please click here.

Public Record:

Notice of Funding Available (NOFA)