Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally funded grant program. CDBG funds are awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to qualifying communities to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and providing improved community facilities and services.

Request for Public Comment on CDBG-CV HUD Round Three Funds

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was authorized on March 27, 2020 to respond to the growing effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. CDBG entitlement communities have received additional funding to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus crisis' impact on low-moderate income persons in their community. The City of St. Cloud is receiving $363,907 in CDBG-CV HUD Round 3 of emergency funds to respond to this historic health crisis.

The following COVID-19 related activities are eligible for CDBG-CV HUD Round Three emergency funds to meet community needs during the Coronavirus pandemic:

​ 1) Place of Hope – Sheltering ($36,000/month)
​2) Promise Neighborhood – Programming and Operations ($7,500/month)
​3) Too Much Talent – Programming and Operations ($7,500/month)
​4) XidigTV – Public Health Awareness Campaign ($6,000/month)
​5) Other activities approved in past CDBG-CV funding that are consistent with the City of St. Cloud’s CDBG-CV Emergency Funding Plan.

​ Comments may be submitted to no later than 3:15 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020.

​A public hearing will be conducted on Monday, December 7, 2020 by the St. Cloud City Council at 6:00 p.m. Members of the public can monitor the City Council meeting by watching on GovTV channel 181 in St. Cloud or by streaming on

  1. Annual Action Plans
  2. Consolidated Plan
  4. Citizen Participation Plan

Annual Action Plans

The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare an annual action plan to notify citizens and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the city's intended actions to occur during that specific program year. The action plan identified the objectives the city hopes to achieve and outlines the activities the city will undertake to achieve those objectives.

PY2020 Annual Action Plan (draft)
PY2019 Annual Action Plan
PY2018 Annual Action Plan
PY2017 Annual Action Plan
PY2016 Annual Action Plan
PY2015 Annual Action Plan
PY2014 Annual Action Plan
PY2013 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2012 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2011 Annual Action Plan