City of Danbury Taking Applications For Block Grant Funding

The City of Danbury is accepting applications for funding under its 2021 Community Development Block Grant Program for projects which assist low/moderate-income families and individuals, eliminate slum and blight conditions or meet urgent needs which affect public health and safety within the City.

Applications are due no later than Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 by 3:00 PM at:

City of Danbury Finance Dept.
2nd Floor City Hall
155 Deer Hill Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810

Applications will also be accepted via email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Emailed applications must include all of the requested attachments.

Application packets are available below to print. Please click on each link for more information.

Applicants may request a paper copy of the application packet by contacting David St.Hilaire, Director of Finance at 203-797-4652.

Application Package

CDBG Action Plan Calendar for Program Year 2021

CDBG Notice of Funding Availability for Program Year 2021


City of Danbury

Draft PY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan Second Amendment

CV Funding for Community Development Block Grant

CARES Act Funding

The City of Danbury is seeking public comment and input on the Draft 2019-2020 Action Plan Second Amendment – CV Funding for the Community Development Block Grant CARES Act, specifically to apply for funding in the amount of $378,334 for CV-1 and $715,394 for CV-3 to address needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, under the federal CARES Act.  A five (5) day public comment period will begin on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 and end on Monday, August 9, 2021.  

These funds will be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus, and will be administered in accordance with the respective programmatic requirements, including the need to meet a national objective, where applicable. 

The City will conduct a public hearing on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM, 1st Floor Conference Room – 1A, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT  06810.  Any comments and/or suggestions pertaining to the needs of the community as they relate to the CDBG-CV funding priorities and specific project proposals will be taken into consideration when deciding which projects will be funded through the CDBG-CV funding. 

The City will also accept electronic or written comment on this amendment and application through August 9, 20212 at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or mailed to:  David St.Hilaire, Director of Finance, 155 Deer Hill Ave, Danbury, CT  06810.   All comments received will be summarized with responses in the final version of the Amendment. For copies of the Draft Amendment to PY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan please refer to the City’s website, www.danbury-ct.gov under News and Events.  If you require special assistance in attending this hearing (e.g., language, sign language, interpretation and/or mobility assistance), please advise the ADA Coordinator, Office of Mayor (203) 797-4511 at Danbury City Hall at least three (3) days prior to the hearing so that such accommodations can be arranged in advance.

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