Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


CDBG Project-Leonidas

St. Louis County receives CDBG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and distributes the funding to local communities and non-profit agencies through an annual competitive process. 


Cities, townships, and non-profit agencies within St. Louis County but outside the Duluth city limits.

Focus Areas

  • Housing
  • Community Facilities and Public Infrastructure
  • Economic Development
  • Public Service 


In response to stakeholder feedback, in the fiscal year 2024, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application process is moving to an online program. ZoomGrants will streamline processes for both applicants and the Advisory Board. To learn more about ZoomGrants and to apply online, please visit our ZoomGrants webpage linked below.

St. Louis County ZoomGrants Webpage