Community Development Block Grant


The City of Nampa administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocates funds to the City on an annual basis.

CDBG is a flexible program that provide communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The funds are used to develop viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and opportunities expand economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. Low- and moderate-income persons are based on annual income and household size. Income guidelines are updated by HUD every year and the current income guidelines are listed below:

2016 HUD Income Guidelines for Nampa (Ada & Canyon County)

Number in Household Extremely Low Annual
(30% of Median)
Very Low Annual
(50% of Median)
Low Annual
(80% of Median)
$13,100 $21,850 $34,950
$16,020 $25,000 $39,950
$20,160 $28,100 $44,950
$24,300 $30,200 $49,900
$28,440 $33,700 $53,900
$32,580 $36,200 $57,900
$36,730 $38,700 $61,900
$40,890 $41,200 $65,900

Funds Disbursement

Every year, the City of Nampa accepts applications from community organizations for projects that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Applications from agencies requesting CDBG funds are due April / May of each year.

In addition, an application workshop is held at City Hall Council Chambers to answer questions and review the application guidelines with interested agencies. New applications and guidelines are issued each year with award decisions made in June/July with funding available in October.

2017 CDBG Applications will be accepted starting March/April 2017! The 2017 Application guidelines will not be available until March/April 2017, however, the 2016 Application Guidelines can be found below.

Receiving Funds


Plans & Reports

Hard copies can be reviewed at the Community Development Division offices.

Action Plan

Due in August of every year, the City must develop a one-year Action Plan summarizes the City's intended actions during that particular year with CDBG funding. This plan serves as notification to citizens and HUD by outlining the projects that the City has funded with that years CDBG allocation.

CAPERS - End Year Reports

Due in December of every year, the City reports on the activities over the past program year. The report highlights the accomplishments achieved and funds expended. The documents do not contain all appendices.

Other CDBG Plans

Applications & Procedures

2016 application process again used an on-line application through ZoomGrants that must be completed for all projects. Job Creation projects that will go through the competitive application cycle have a separate application process and should contact City staff immediately. Please download the CDBG Application Guidelines for further information about the application process. All Applications were Due Monday, May 9th by 5:00pm. Applications submission is now open.
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