Funding guide

HUD - Community Planning and Development - Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Broadband Funding Guide

Department of Housing & Urban Development

Federal Agency

Community Planning and Development

Agency Overview

Community Planning and Development (CPD) Office oversees HUD Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to cities, counties, and states; the HOME affordable housing program; and programs to help end homelessness and promote economic revitalization.

Program Name

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Program Overview

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program provides annual grants on a formula basis to states and local governments, to be used for economic and community development, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

Program Purpose
  • Planning (e.g. feasibility)
  • Broadband Infrastructure (e.g. construction)
  • Broadband Adoption
  • Digital Skills Training
  • Public Computer Access
Eligible Recipients
  • State and Local Governments
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Rural Recipients

Agency Contact

Dina Lehman-Kim, (202) 402-2430,

Funding Type


FY2018 Funding Amount