Community Opportunity Grant

Eligible applications for the 2017 grant cycle have been granted funding awards by the Mayor and City Council as of January 2, 2018.

2017 Award Decisions

  • Authorized grant award with Trinity Group Homes, Inc. for flooring improvements to their newly acquired transitional housing 16-unit group home apartments: CDBG funding totaling $21,333.00.
  • Authorized grant award with Safe Passage for a new roof and needed electrical code upgrades to an emergency women’s shelter: CDBG funding totaling $25,028.
  • Authorized grant award with Children’s Village, Inc. for public service funding to support two part-time employee positions supporting the expansion of their on-site youth and family counseling program: CDBG funding totaling $24,252.80.
  • Authorized grant award with Commonwealth Agency, Inc. for various public service activities supporting low-to-moderate income seniors: CDBG funding totaling $17,856.20.

2017 Grant Application and Public Awareness History

The City of Coeur d’Alene issued a Notice of Funding Availability on October 13, 2017 to invite competitive proposals for projects or services that benefit low-to-moderate income Coeur d'Alene citizens or neighborhoods, and/or promote job creation/economic development which would impact low-to-moderate income employees. Any individuals, profit or nonprofit organizations, business or governmental agencies may submit a proposal for funding under the City of Coeur d’Alene’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. 

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. 

An educational workshop was conducted on October 30, 2017 at the Coeur d’Alene Library from 12:00pm-1:00pm in the library’s Community Room, located at 702 E. Front Ave. Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. The workshop provided basic information regarding the City’s CDBG Program, expectations for proposals, and provide an opportunity to ask questions regarding the project application and procurement process. An additional hour of technical assistance was provided at the same location, the Coeur d’Alene Library’s Community Room, from 5:00pm-6:00pm on November 8, 2017.

Proposals were due by 5:00 p.m., local time, on November 10, 2017*, to the following address:
*Due to the Holiday on November 10th, applications were accepted until 5:00 p.m. on November 13th.

City of Coeur d’Alene
Attn: Michelle Cushing
710 E. Mullan Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814-3958 

Application Guidelines and Materials: Future applicants are welcome to review the below application materials to prepare for 2018's grant cycle.

Application Guidelines
Helpful FAQ Sheet
IDIS Matrix-Eligibility Codes and National Objectives
24 CFR 570
Basically CDBG: A guide to Eligibility
Monitoring: Integrity Bulletin


2017 Opportunity Grant Application

Public Record:

Notice of Available Funding

Press Release