With the United States facing significant public health and economic challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Public Law 116-136) (CARES Act) was created. The CARES Act makes available $6,380,334 to the State of North Dakota in Community Development Block Grant coronavirus response (CDBG-CV) funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

If you have questions, please contact Keylee Engelhard at (701) 328-4559.

2019-CDBG-Cares Act

CDBG-CV Notice of Rules Wavers and Alternative Requirements

2019 CDBG-CV Substantial Amendment

CDBG-CV Funding Round

Preapplications and final applications can be sent to the address below or emailed to

ND Department of Commerce (DCS)
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
PO Box 2057
Bismarck, ND 58502-2057

DCS will not consider any incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline. Applicants must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the deadline date. Applications must be typed. No hand-written or emailed Applications will be accepted. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2022.

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