Community Development

FY 2015 CDBG/HOME/ESG Application

As part of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan the Community Development Division has completed it's 2015 Action Plan. This plan outlines the funding recommendatins for the FY 2015 CDBG/HOME/ESG programs. The Consolidated Plan and Action Plan can be found here. The funding recomendations for FY 2015 are displayed in a spreadsheet which can be found here. The Community Development Division is soliciting public comments on the recomendations from October 31, 2014 to December 1, 2014. 

Please address comments to:

Community Development
411 W. 1st Street Room 407
Duluth, MN 55802



Keith Hamre,
Director of Planning and Construction services at

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan or FY 2015 Action Plan Comments

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan or FY 2015 Action Plan Comments

Please click here or visit the Staff Reports link in the left sidebar to view staff reports and score sheets. Below is the application material  that was provided to all applicants.

FY 2015 Application Process for CDBG/HOME/ESG

This year, agencies or organizations interested in CD funding must first have submited a “Letter of Intent to Apply” to request approval to submit a full application. The Community Development Committee has announced the letters of intent that were accepted for a full application on August 19, 2014. A list of the Letters of Intent that were accepted and questions to be addressed in the full application can be found here.

The deadline to submit your full application is September 5, 2014. Applications can be submitted as a Microsoft WORD document or a scanned document and attached to an email sent to by 4:00 P.M. on September 5, 2014. You will be sent a reply that the email was received by the City. As always, if you have specific questions or would like more direction, you can contact CD staff up until August 29, 2014 and we will be happy to provide additional information. 

Instructions regarding each application category are below. If you are unsure about which category your application falls under please contact staff. 

For all applications:

General Instructions for all Applications - Here

Scoring Criteria - Here

To be addressed based on application type:

CDBG - Housing - Here

CDBG - Economic Development - Here

CDBG - Public Facilities - Here

CDBG - Public Services - Here 

HOME - Here 

ESG - Here 

The priorities to be addressed are found in the Consolidated Plan Table 2A and Table 2B. Those tables can be found here. Consolidated Plan Objectives can be found by clicking here. 

More information on the FY2015 CDBG/HOME/ESG Timeline can be found by clicking here. 

Past performance scoring for FY2013 as deteremined by the Community Development Committee can be found by clicking here. 


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