Community Opportunity Grant

(NOFA)2018 Community Opportunity Grant
Submission Deadline: September 26, 2018

The City of Coeur d’Alene has issued a Notice of Available Funding (NOFA) inviting competitive grant proposals for projects or services that benefit low-to-moderate income people or neighborhoods, and/or promote job creation/economic development. Any individuals, profit or nonprofit organizations, business, or governmental agencies may apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds. All Application Documents and Support Materials are available on this webpage under 'application guidelines and materials'. The total Community Opportunity Grant amount for eligible projects in 2018 is $191,820.00, which includes a 15% maximum of $42,771.40 available for Public Service type projects.

Important Dates

July 12, 2018  Applications Available. Notice of CDBG Funding Availability Published
July 26, 2018  5:30-6:30pm: Grant Application Workshop in CDA Library Community Room
August 2, 2018 12:00-1:00pm: Grant Application Workshop in CDA Library Community Room
August 8, 2018 5:30pm-6:30pm: Economic Development Application Workshop in CDA Library Community Room
September 26, 2018 CDBG Application Deadline: 5:00pm

*All workshops will be conducted in the Coeur d’Alene Library Community Room located at 702 E. Front Ave. Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. 

Technical Assistance:

Have additional questions or would like to make a one-on-one technical assistance appointment?
Please contact Michelle Cushing at 208-769-2382 or

Submittal Location:

Grant Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m., local time, on September 26, 2018, to the following address:

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


2018 Opportunity Grant Application
*Please see Application Guidelines below for complete application instruction.

Application Guidelines and Materials:

Application Guidelines
Helpful FAQ Sheet
IDIS Matrix-Eligibility Codes and National Objectives
24 CFR 570
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

Public Record:

Notice of Available Funding

Press Release