Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program provides the City of Mesquite with the opportunity to develop viable communities by funding activities that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate income persons. Funds are awarded on an annual basis and are carried out in a variety of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development and the provision of improved community facilities and services. Program regulations can be found in 24 CFR Part 570.


The Program Year 2023-2024 CDBG budget has been approved. Information on subrecipients that were awarded funds will be available October 2023. 

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

2023-2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Notice of Funding Availability

The City of Mesquite will be accepting applications for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Program Year 2023-2024. The City anticipates receiving an allocation of CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Eligible Non-profits, City departments, and Neighborhood Organizations are encouraged to apply for public service funding. Funding will be available to selected agencies and organizations starting October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024.  

Agencies and organizations interested in applying for CDBG funding must have a program that meets one of the following federal national objectives: (1) Benefits persons of low to moderate income; (2) Aids in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; (3) Meets community development needs that have a particular urgency.  

An Information Session and Workshop will be held on April 14, 2023, from 10:00am -12:00pm at Mesquite Main Library located at 300 W Grubb Dr.  for organizations interested in applying for CDBG funding. This meeting is mandatory -- organizations interested in applying for grant funds must have at least one representative attend this meeting. 

Applications will be made available on the City of Mesquite’s website on Friday, April 14, 2023.  Applications are due no later than Friday, May 12, 2023 by 5:00pm. Late applications will not be considered.