Community Services was established to provide technical assistance to local governments and state agencies in the areas of community and rural planning and development, policy research and development, and grant program implementation.
We provide the people of North Dakota with effective, efficient and customer-oriented administration of federal and state programs for:
- Community Development
- Energy Efficiency
- Self Sufficiency
Public Notice - Substantial Amendment for Community Development Block Grant Cares Act Funding (CDBG-CV)
The North Dakota Department of Commerce, Division of Community Services, is announcing an amendment to their 2019 Substantial Amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the State’s Consolidated Plan which serves as the grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Community Development Block Grant, HOME, National Housing Trust Fund and the Emergency Solutions Grant programs.
This amendment dated May 10, 2023 to the Community Development Block Grant Cares Act funding (CDBG-CV) clarifies CDBG-CV Funding Levels for eligible activities and eligible project activities and adds the state direct administration of $2 million for a statewide food distribution center. The amendment is a stand-alone document and serves to provide notice to the public of the distribution of dollar amounts, spending restrictions and expenditure timelines on the use of the CDBG-CV funds.
The proposed Substantial Amendment to the Annual Action Plan will be available on the Division of Community Services website, https://ndgov.link/CDBG-CaresAct beginning May 30, 2023 through June 6, 2023. Written comments must be received by 5 PM CDT June 6, 2023.
Alternate formats of the Action Plan are available upon request at 701-328-5300 or via Relay North Dakota: TTY 1-800-366-6888, Voice 1-800-366-6889, or Spanish 1-800-435-8590. Should anyone need additional information, please contact Rikki Roehrich at 701-328-2687.
Written comments should be sent to:
North Dakota Department of Commerce
Division of Community Services
PO Box 2057
Bismarck, ND 58502-2057
Public Notice - FY2023 Community Development Block Grant Pre-Application
The North Dakota Department of Commerce Division of Community Services (NDDCS) is announcing the opening of a pre-application period for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY2023 beginning June 1, 2023, through July 27, 2023. Pre-applications must be received by 5pm central time on July 27, 2023, to be considered for funding.
Pre-applications will be reviewed based on the scoring criteria outlined in the 2023 CDBG Program Distribution Statement (PDS).
The pre-application and 2023 CDBG PDS will be available June 1, 2023 at https://www.commerce.nd.gov/community-services/community-development/community-development-block-grant-cdbg
Application submission questions can be directed to CDBG staff 701-328-5300.
This recipient does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs and activities. Accommodations: Individuals who require accommodations including translated documents, an alternate format, or to request a copy of the plan may contact:
North Dakota Department of Commerce
1600 E. Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58502
711 (Voice or TTY)
Community Services Team
The North Dakota Department of Commerce Division of Community Services was established to provide technical assistance to local governments and state agencies in the areas of community and rural planning and development, policy research and development, and grant program implementation.