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Community Development Block Grant

Carson City is an Entitlement Community under the federal CDBG program. As such, Carson City receives an annual allocation of funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to distribute to non-profit organizations and government agencies for qualifying public service and capital improvement projects.  The Annual Action Plan and 5-year Consolidated Plan describes how Carson City will spend those funds. 

Greenhouse Project

Greenhouse photo 2012

2015-2016 CDBG Application Process

The application deadline for the 2015 grant cycle is January 16, 2015.  A public meeting will be held in February 2015 to interview the applicants and make funding recommendations.  These recommendations will be presented to the Board of Supervisors at the March 5, 2015 meeting, where the Board will make a preliminary decision on CDBG funding allocations and open a 30-day comment period from March 5-April 3, 2015 to review Carson City's Draft 2015-16 Annual Action Plan.  On April 16, 2015 the Board of Supervisors will make their final decision on the funding allocations.  The 2015-16 Annual Action Plan will be forwarded to HUD by May 15, 2015.

Carson City's 5-Year Consolidated Plan (2014-2018)

On May 1, 2014 the Board of Supervisors approved the 5-year Consolidated Plan to implement HUD programs associated with the CDBG program and to forward the plans to HUD.  The plan was open for comments from April 1 - April 30, 2014.

2014-2018 Draft Consolidated Plan

Annual Action Plan

The Action Plan is a summary of the annual objectives that Carson City expects to achieve during the forthcoming program year.  The plan describes the activities to be undertaken by the City, the CDBG funding recommendations, affordable housing goals, homeless needs activities, barriers to affordable housing, and community development objectives.  The Annual Action Plan is approved by the Board of Supervisors and forwarded to HUD for their final approval.

2009 Annual Action Plan
2010 Annual Action Plan
2011 Annual Action Plan
2012 Annual Action Plan
2013 Annual Action Plan
2014 Annual Action Plan

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CAPER explains how a jurisdiction is carrying out its housing and community development strategies, projects, and activities.

2007-08 CAPER
2008-09 CAPER
2009-10 CAPER
2010-11 CAPER
2011-12 CAPER
2012-13 CAPER
2013-14 Draft CAPER

2014 CDBG
Funding Allocations

The  Board of Supervisors made a preliminary decision on funding allocations at the March 6, 2014 meeting:

Community Counseling Center    $54,444
FISH-Jeanell Drive Building Renovation    $20,743
Carson City Public Works/ADA Sidewalk Improvements-Northeast Carson City    $190,183
Ventana Sierra-Youth Housing and Resource Initiative    $25,000
Planning and Administration    $72,592

CDBG-R Recovery Act Plan Amendment

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allocated an additional $118,516 to Carson City for the CDBG program, known as the CDBG-R allocation. Following is a link to download the amendment to the 2008-09 Action Plan describing the proposed activities for these funds.

CDBG-R Action Plan Amendment (PDF)
CDBG-R Activity Data Spreadsheet (MS Excel document)


2015-2016 Application with instructions (Word)
2015-2016 Application with instructions (pdf)  pdf fill-in form
Request for Reimbursement form (pdf) (Word) (excel)
Quarterly Report and Project Benefits form 2013 (pdf)  (Word)
Quarterly Report and Project Benefits form 2014 (pdf)  (Word)

For More Information:

For more information on the CDBG program and eligibility requirements, visit the HUD website at

Or contact:
Janice Keillor, Grants Program Coordinator
Planning Division
(775) 283-7069

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Last updated: 12/15/2014 10:25:25 AM