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Homes and Community Renewal

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

2017 CDBG CFA

Beginning May 1, 2017 the Consolidated Funding Application for Round 7 will accept applications for CDBG Public Infrastructure, Public Facilities, Community Planning and Microenterprise programs. The deadline for submitting an application is July 28, 2017.


The link above includes guidance for completing the following:

Required Forms:
Applicant/Recipient Disclosure/Update Report
Applicant Certification Form
Program Income Report Form
Project Team Form

Public Infrastructure/Public Facilities Forms:
Public Infrastructure/Facility Activity Detail Form
Smart Growth Compliance Form
Preliminary Budget Form (PI/PF)

Microenterprise Forms:
Microenterprise Program Guidelines
Preliminary Budget Form (ME)
Job Creation/Retention Table
Additional Forms:
CDBG Public Hearing Notice Template

2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application Training:

Twenty Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshops hosted by the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) are scheduled around the state. The schedule and registration information is available online, here: https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/genericcfa/2017-cfa-workshops 

Training Opportunities
To supplement the CFA workshops, Office of Community Renewal staff will conduct additional application training sessions. These sessions will include detailed review of program requirements, guidance on  how to prepare to administer the grants, specific application tips and Q&A sessions.