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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

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

More information on the Hennepin County Website

Application timeline and process

January 2022

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 1 through 24 at 3:00 p.m.

All the interested social services organizations serving Brooklyn Park submit their applications to Hennepin County.

May to July 2022

Hennepin County Board and HUD approve the funding awards.


Deadline to apply is February 24 at 3:00 p.m.


You must first register with the Supplier Portal.

More information on the Hennepin County Supplier Portal.