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Community Development Block Grant

About the grant

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal Housing and Urban Development program that provides communities like Brooklyn Park with funding to address a wide range of activities benefiting low- to moderate-income households in the community.

Changes to the grant

Beginning 2018, CDBG funds for social services will be awarded through a combined Request for Proposals (RFP) coordinated by Hennepin County in partnership with Brooklyn Park and other participating suburban cities.

Requirements to apply

  • Organizations must have 501(c) (3) status to apply
  • Activities must benefit low- to moderate-income households in Brooklyn Park

Read the request for proposals guide (PDF)

Application timeline and process

January 2018

The process begins in January with an advertisement by Hennepin County and the City of Brooklyn Park in the city’s main newspaper, SunPost. The advertisement simply informs the interested organizations providing social services in Brooklyn Park about the availability of CDBG funds.

February 2018

In February 2018, all the interested social services organizations serving Brooklyn Park submit their applications to Hennepin County.

May to July 2018

Hennepin County Board and HUD approve the funding awards.


Deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Apply within the Hennepin County Supplier Portal

You must first register with the Supplier Portal. Instructions are on the page.

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday hours

We are closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24 and 25 and Tuesday, January 1.

Phone and email

John Kinara
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