Montana Community

Program Updates

Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing for the Draft 2017 Application Guidelines

DATE & TIME: June 1, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 301 South Park Avenue, Helena, Room 228, 2nd Floor
CONFERENCE CALL-IN: 1-877-273-4202

For more information on the Administrative Rule Making  process (Click Here)

Draft documents are available at the links below:
          Public and Community Facilities Draft Documents (Click Here)
          Housing Draft Documents (Click Here)

Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments either orally or in writing at the hearings. Written data, views, or arguments may also be submitted to the Department of Commerce, CDBG Program, 301 South Park Avenue, Box 200523, Helena, Montana 59620-0523; telephone (406) 841-2770; TDD  841-2702; fax 841-2771; or email, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2017.

The Department of Commerce will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this process or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact the Department of Commerce no later than 5 p.m. on May 29, 2017 to advise us of the nature of the accommodations you need. Please contact Amy Peck, Department of Commerce, 301 South Park Ave, Box 200523, Helena, Montana 59620-0523; telephone (406) 841-2770; 841-2702; fax 841-2771; or email

The Department of Commerce anticipates opening the next Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Planning Grant application cycle in early July 2017; stay tuned for more information. If you are seeking planning grant funds in the coming months for a project in response to economic development distress or an economic development opportunity that has potential to create or retain jobs, we encourage you to contact the Big Sky Trust Fund Program to determine if your project is eligible for funding through their grant pool.

301 S PARK AVENUE | PO BOX 200523 | HELENA, MT 59620-0523 | P: 406.841.2770 | F: 406.841.2771 | TDD: 406.841.2702