Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Tom Wolf, Governor
Dennis M. Davin, Secretary

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


Download the guidelines for a complete understanding of the program and the requirements.

Download Guidelines


Grants and technical assistance for federal designated municipalities for any type of community development.

CDBG Contact List


Housing rehabilitation, public services, community facilities, infrastructure improvement, development and planning.


Entitlement funding is set by formula. Competitive Program is $500,000 maximum.


Two components:

  • Entitlement program which provides annual funding to designated municipalities
  • Competitive program is available to all non-federal entitlement municipalities


Seventy percent of each grant must be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Refer to program guidelines.

How to Apply

Customer Service Center, Single Application for Assistance

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