Montana Community

Applying for Grants

The Department of Commerce will begin accepting CDBG Planning Grant applications on an on-going basis beginning on April 30, 2018. CDBG Planning Grant applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. NOTE: One hard copy and one electronic copy of the application must be submitted (either on compact disc or send through the State of Montana File Transfer Service).  Electronic copies submitted on portable USB drives are discouraged.

CDBG Planning Grant Guidelines (PDF) (Word)
CDBG Planning Grant Application (PDF) (Word)

The Department of Commerce held a public hearing on April 5, 2018 beginning at 10:30am in Room 228 of the Park Avenue Building at 301 South Park Avenue, Helena, Montana to consider the proposed adoption of the Draft CDBG Planning Grant Application and Guidelines for the 2018-2019 application cycle. The public comment period ended at 5:00pm on April 13, 2018. There were no public comments received.

For more information, please contact Community Planning Program staff at (406)-841-2770 or


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