PY19 CDBG Infographic


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What is CDBG?

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides funding to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The City of Meridian receives CDBG funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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City of Meridian Objectives

The City has adopted a five (5) year consolidated plan that spans from 2017 to 2021, which focuses on 1) improving accessibility, 2) enhancing homeownership opportunities, and 3) providing social services to Meridian low- and moderate-income residents. All activities that are funded must meet one of these objectives.

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Accessing CDBG Funding

Community partners interested in furthering the goals of the consolidated plan are invited to apply for CDBG funding every spring. The Community Development Program Coordinator will work with potential applicants to determine if the project qualifies as a Meridian CDBG project.  Recommended projects will be presented to City Council for final approval.

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CDBG Projects

Program Year 2019                                                    October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020)

Public Services

  • Boys & Girls Club
    Scholarship Program at Meridian Facility
  • CATCH, Inc.                                                                SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Care Coordination
  • The Jesse Tree of Idaho
    Homelessness Prevention


Homebuyer Assistance Program

Public Facilities/Infrastructure

  1. Streetlight Installation Near Chief Joseph Elementary (PY18 project)
  2. Streetlight Installation near Meridian Middle and Meridian High Schools
  1. Sidewalk Improvements Near Carlton Avenue (PY17 project)

Planning and Reporting

Consolidated Plan

The Consolidated Plan identifies the housing and community needs of the City, organizes these needs based on priority, identifies resources that address the community’s needs, and establishes annual goals and objectives to meet those needs within a 5-year plan period

Annual Action Plan

The annual action plan spells out specifically how the City will address the goals and objectives in the Consolidated Plan during the program year.




At the end of each program year, the City provides a summary of expenditures and related accomplishments to the public and HUD. This annual assessment is called the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).                                                            

  • PY17 CAPER
  • PY18 CAPER                                            (submitted for HUD review)


Funding Opportunity:  Public Service Projects

The application for CDBG Public Service funding is available April 1, 2020 to May 1, 2020.  Click on the link below to apply:

PY20 Public Service Application

PY20 Public Service Application Guidelines

PY19 Action Plan Amendment

The City is amending the PY19 Action Plan to reallocate funding.  There will be a public hearing during the 6 pm Council meeting on April 7, 2020.  This is open for public comment from March 6, 2020 to April 7, 2020.  Please send all questions and comments to Crystal. 

Crystal Campbell
Phone: 208-489-0575