Community Development Block Grant Application Process

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Application Process


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Depending on the project, federal money may be available for your community.  Residents and non-profit entities working in the unincorporated area of the county may propose projects for CDBG funding that benefit low- and moderate-income persons and align with the County's Consolidated Plan.  For in-depth information regarding the annual Funding Plan Development Schedule and downloadable applications, please use the links below.


CDBG Applications

The Community Development Block Grant Application period is NOW OPEN. All applications are due by November 4, 2022 at 5pm.

Fiscal Year 2023-24 applications and the Annual Funding Plan Schedule:
     Annual Funding Plan Development Schedule PDF
     Applications for Community Organizations and Public Entities PDF
     Application for Residents PDF
     FY 2023-24 Application Guidebook PDF
     Budget Template Table I and II PDF
     Conflict of Interest Form PDF

Applications should be submitted via email to,, and  If unable to submit electronically, applications may be mailed to 3989 Ruffin Road San Diego, CA 92123

To receive a copy of the application by mail, please send a request to the address above or call:
(858) 694-8724. 


The Application Process

  • Applications are available each year in the late summer and are typically due in the fall.
  • The following spring, grants are presented to the County Board of Supervisors for their consideration.
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Narrated Presentation

Watch the presentation below (English or Spanish) to learn more about the CDBG application process.  

To ask questions and provide input for the Annual Funding Plan, please access our survey.



  • Application Information—Spanish



More Information

Subrecipient Resources


For additional questions, please contact:

Marco De La Toba  (858) 694-8724 | email