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
CDBG funds for social services are now 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
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.
In February 2019, all the interested social services organizations serving Brooklyn Park submit their applications to Hennepin County.
May to July 2019
Hennepin County Board and HUD approve the funding awards.
Deadline to apply is Thursday, February 21, 2019 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.
Here is a copy of the application you may print out (Word document)
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are closed Monday, January 21 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Phone and email
Email John Kinara