In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
As we face the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Chicago will be postponing the Request for Proposal (RFP) for all Community Development Grant Applications (CDGA) by one year. The City will release the RFP in Spring of 2021 for contracts to be awarded for a start date of January 1, 2022. All RFP technical assistance sessions and release dates will be postponed for one year. If your organization is interested in applying for a CDGA award, please continue to check www.chicago.gov/obm.
The City of Chicago receives grant funds from federal and state agencies, private foundations, and other entities, that are used to support ongoing City services, programs, and capital improvements. The Office of Budget and Management (OBM) manages, monitors, and enforces the grants management process by working with City departments to ensure the City of Chicago is utilizing all available federal and state funding as well as meeting compliance and reporting requirements. To view evaluations, reports, citizen participation, and explore funding opportunities, continue on this page.
For additional information on Grant Revenue, please see the Annual Budget.
For general information on how we anticipate utilizing grant funds, please see the Grant Details Book. (Note: These are estimates, and must be approved by the funder.)
HUD's consolidated planning process requires the preparation of a five-year Consolidated Housing, Economic, and Community Development Plan (Consolidated Plan). This plan addresses how the City will provide affordable housing, expand economic opportunity, and serve low and moderate income populations. The City's is currently in the process of developing the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. The City is accepting comments on community needs related to the consolidated planning process.
Please submit all comments to:
City of Chicago - Office of Budget and Management
121 North LaSalle Street, Room 604
Chicago, IL 60602
The following are some of the major community development grants received by the City and administered through the Office of Budget and Management (OBM):
To apply for funding opportunities, please visit the funding opportunities and eProcurement/iSupplier links below:
Below are links to City departments which oversee a majority of our grant funded programs and initiatives: