Posted: 3/15/2023 2:49:28 PM

The City of Coeur d’Alene is currently accepting applications for the 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funding cycle of its Community Opportunity Grant.  Any profit or nonprofit organization, business or governmental agency may apply for the CDBG’s Community Opportunity Grant.  Applicants must be in compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations.  Projects and services include those that benefit low-to-moderate income neighborhoods and projects that promote job creation/economic development for low-to-moderate income Coeur d’Alene residents.

The City of Coeur d’Alene’s CDBG Community Development Specialist, Chelsea Nesbit, will provide administrative services for the Community Opportunity Grant.  Please contact Chelsea at (208) 769-2382 or for one-on-one technical assistance to discuss a particular funding proposal or to help trouble-shoot an application.

An Educational Workshop will be held in-person and virtually on April 5, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.  To attend the workshop in-person please join us at the City of Coeur d’Alene, 710 E. Mullan Ave., in Conference Room #5.  To participate on Zoom: 

     Join by Computer:

     Join Zoom Meeting: 

     Meeting ID: 995 6464 6815

Grant proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PT) on April 21, 2023.  Submit a hard copy to the City of Coeur d’Alene, Attn: Chelsea Nesbit, 710 E. Mullan Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814, or by email:

This grant cycle will have approximately $200,136 in available funding.  Of the total funding available, a maximum of 15% of the total allocation or $43,784 will be available for public service type grants.  Projects must further the goals of the City of Coeur d’Alene’s 5-Year Consolidated Plan and meet at least one (1) National Objective as defined by HUD.  Requests for funds shall be at least $35,000.

More information about the City’s CDBG grant program and the grant application are available on the City’s website at

Please direct any questions or comments to CDBG Specialist Chelsea Nesbit at