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.

Program Year 2020 Application

2020 CDBG Applications are now closed. These are the 2020 final applicants:
​- Anna Marie’s Alliance
​- Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota
​- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud
​- Central Minnesota Mental Health Center
​- Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity
​- Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation
​- Lutheran Social Services - St. Cloud Area Crisis Nursery
​- Pathways 4 Youth
​- Place of Hope
​- St. Cloud Housing & Redevelopment Authority
​- St. Cloud Health & Inspections Department
​- St. Cloud Parks & Recreation Department
​- Tri-CAP Project Connect

Important dates:
February 11: Planning Commission’s Public Hearing
March 9: City Council’s Public Hearing
July 1: CDBG Program Year 2020 Begins

​2020 - 2025 Consolidated Plan

​As an Entitlement Community, HUD requires the City of St. Cloud develop a five-year Consolidated Plan that articulates the goals and high priority needs important to the community as it relates to housing and community development. These goals and priorities become the basis for each annual funding allocation during the Consolidated Plan five-year period.

​The DRAFT 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan and  DRAFT Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is available for review and comment and will be presented to the Planning Commission on February 11 at 6pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. On March 9, at a regular City Council meeting starting at 6pm, the City Council will take action on the DRAFT 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan.

Written comments should be directed to: Carla Berry, Senior Planner, City of St. Cloud, 400 2nd Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301 or via email at

  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.

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