The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) opened the FY2021 Competitive Application Cycle. This application cycle includes the CDBG categories of General Infrastructure, Community Facilities, Demolition, Downtown Revitalization and Workforce Training. 

CDBG is offering a courtesy review of all draft applications submitted by December 1, with feedback returned to applicant by December 31. Participating in the courtesy review is highly encouraged for applicants to ensure complete and correct applications. 

The FY2021 competitive application cycle will be open from Oct. 12, 2021, until 5 p.m. CT on Jan. 31, 2022. CDBG will only consider complete and correct applications for funding.