Community Development Block Grant

Hillsboro’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program distributes federal funds to states, counties, and urban cities to fulfill the following program goals, principally for the benefit of low-income and moderate-income persons:

  • Decent housing
  • A suitable living environment
  • Eliminate slums and blight
  • Expand economic opportunity
  • Respond to an urgent need

The primary objective of the CDBG Program is the development of viable urban communities, primarily for low and moderate-income persons, through decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunity.

Public Facility Request for Proposals for the 2020-2021 Program Year

The City of Hillsboro is seeking Public Facility proposals for the CDBG 2020-2021 program year for projects that may include:

  • Facility improvements for persons with special needs
    • For example: homeless, domestic violence shelters, nursing homes, youth centers, or group homes for the disabled
  • Land or building acquisition for affordable housing or public facilities 
  • Energy efficiency improvements for nonprofit owned facilities  
  • Accessibility improvements for nonprofit owned facilities

Apply for the 2020-2021 Program Year

Applications Open:

December 6, 2019

Deadline to Submit:

Friday, January 17, 2020 by 5 pm

Apply via ZoomGrants™

Contact Us 

Omar Martinez
Community Development Program Coordinator

City Manager's Office
150 E. Main Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123
503-681-5209

Email our Community Development Program Coordinator

Funded projects will begin approximately July 1, 2020 and must be completed by June 30, 2021.

  • The minimum grant request for Public Facility applications is $50,000.
  • The maximum grant request is $150,000.
  • Projects with matching funds will score higher on application.

Depending on final CDBG allocation from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the maximum grant request amount is subject to change.

Eligible Activities
Application Period and Deadlines
Applicant Eligibility and Evaluation

 CDBG Program

Program History
CDBG Action Plans