The City of Coeur d'Alene began receiving a direct allocation of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant funding in 2008. These funds must be utilized in meeting the National Objectives, which include the following:
The City of Coeur d'Alene Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program receives approximately $300,000.00 each year. Please refer to the current year Action Plan for specific funding information. The City determines projects for funding under the grant through a combination of formal and informal processes:
The City of Coeur d'Alene has a consolidated plan that will be updated every 3-5 years, which outlines the needs for our community and establishes goals and benchmarks for the program. Additionally, an annual action plan will be prepared, demonstrating what projects/programs will be funded each year. The City has prepared a citizen participation plan, which outlines public comment periods and methods of amending the Consolidated Plan, and Annual Action Plan.
Below you will find links to the above-noted documents, as well as additional useful information. The City has contracted with Panhandle Area Council (PAC) to provide grant admninistration services. PAC staff is available to answer questions or provide one-on-one technical assistance to discuss particular funding proposals and/or how to complete an application. The main contact person is Sherri Wastweet via phone at (208) 772-0584, ext. 3023, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Panhandle Area Council is located at 11100 N. Airport Drive, Hayden, Idaho, 83835.