City of Coeur d'Alene Community Development Block Grant Community Opportunity Grant Funds Available

Posted: 5/10/2024 8:58:05 AM


The City of Coeur d’Alene is currently accepting applications for the 2023 and 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funding cycle of its Community Opportunity Grant.  Any for profit or nonprofit organization, or business may apply for the CDBG’s Community Opportunity Grant for qualifying projects and services that benefit low-to-moderate income (LMI) neighborhoods residents in Coeur d’Alene. Applicants must be in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  


This grant cycle will have approximately $200,136 in Program Year 2023 available funding, and $147,768 from future Program Year 2024 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 in each program year.  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 grant funds shall be in the amount of at least $35,000.


An Educational Workshop will be held in-person on June 6, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.  To participate in the workshop, plan to attend in-person at City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Ave, Conference Room 6.


Grant proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on June 21, 2024.  Submit a hard copy to the City of Coeur d’Alene, Attn: Sherrie Badertscher, 710 E. Mullan Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814, or by email to [email protected].


The Grant Application and more information about the grant program can be found on the city’s website at:


The City of Coeur d’Alene’s CDBG Community Development Specialist Sherrie Badertscher provides administrative services for the Community Opportunity Grant.  Please contact her at (208) 769-2382, or [email protected] for one-on-one technical assistance, to discuss a particular funding proposal, or to help trouble-shoot an application. ###