Community Development Block Grant - Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) Program

​​​​​​​​​Public Facilities​ funds help support infrastructure and facility projects for communities.  Examples of eligible projects include improvements, repairs, or expansions of streets, drainage systems, water and sewer systems, sidewalks, and community centers.  Grants are limited to projects that, if implemented, meet a CDBG National Objective.

  • How to Apply:  CDBG-PF funds are awarded through an annual competitive process.  Application materials and submission instructions should be carefully reviewed prior to applying for CDBG-PF funds.
  • Review Process:  For each Grant Application received on or before the Application Submission Deadline, DOA reviews, scores, & ranks the Applications based on a pre-approved list of scoring criteria.  Successful Applications must meet a CDBG National Objective (in accordance with HUD program regulations).  Applications that earn enough points in the review process will be awarded State CDBG-PF funds.
  • Award Process:  Communities with successful applications (that have met the threshold requirements for funding) are announced and each community receives an award letter which documents the next steps required to accept & execute a Grant Agreement (i.e. contract) with the State of Wisconsin.
  • Next Steps & Requirements:  Community grant administrators will be required to attend implementation training.

CDBG - Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) Application Materials

The 2023 CDBG-PF application materials are posted below.  Refer to the CDBG-PF 2023 Application Changes: Eligibility, Match and Scoring document linked below to review key policy updates.

2023 Application Changes: Eligibility, Match and Scoring

​​2023 CDBG-PF Application Instructions

​​2023 CDBG-PF Application 

​​2023​ CDBG-PF Application Attachments 

​Application Submission

The 2023 CDBG-PF annual competitive grant application submission deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2023.  Please refer to the 2023 CDBG-PF Application Instructions for the application submission requirements.

Applicants that are seeking to qualify a project using income survey data to verify the project will meet the low- and moderate-income (LMI) National Objective must already have a DEHCR-certified Income Survey Packet or must submit a completed Income Survey Packet to DEHCR no later than February 15, 2023 to be considered for certification for a 2023 CDBG-PF application.  Late submissions will not be considered.  Please refer to the Income Survey Guide linked on the Bureau of Community Development homepage under the “Resources" section for further information and requirements for income surveys.

Additional Reference Materials

    • PF/PLNG Application Training Slides


Contact Us

If you have questions about the status of your CDBG application, please contact the Department of Administration's Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources (DEHCR) at CDBG-Community Development​.

General information regarding DEHCR's Bureau of Community Development (BCD), which oversees and manages the CDBG Grants, may be obtained by emailing CDBG-Community Development or by contacting the BCD Director at (608) 333-8047.

Mailing Address:
The mailing address is provided below for reference only.  All applications and correspondence should not be mailed.  They are to be emailed to

Wisconsin Dept. of Administration
Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources
Bureau of Community Development
PO Box 7970
Madison, WI 53707-7970