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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Town of Gilbert receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Gilbert utilizes CDBG funds to provide various housing, infrastructure and public facility improvements.

CDBG funds must be used to meet a national objective:

1) To benefit low and moderate income persons;
2) To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight;
3) To meet community development needs having a particular urgency.

While CDBG funds are eligible for public service use, Gilbert opts to utilize all CDBG funds for capital improvement projects. FY 2019-2020 CDBG funds are being used for the following programs:

Substantial Amendment:

In accordance with 24 CFR 91.05(c)(2) and subpart B of the federal regulations relative to citizen participation for Community Planning and Development Programs and applicable waivers made available to those requirements through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Gilbert is making a Substantial Amendment to the 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan, 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan (AAP) and Citizen Participation Plan for the Town of Gilbert  available to the public through this notice.

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DRAFT of substantial amendments


May 21, 2020

Virtual Public Hearing using Webex Online Meeting Platform
Any member of the public with a computer/tablet/smart phone will have the availability to login to the meeting via WebEx in order to provide comments on the plan.  

Event address for attendees:  Log In Here


Gilbert will host a public meeting to allow for public comment on meeting the needs and priorities of the community utilizing Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG). Anticipated resources, eligible range of activities, and needs will be outlined to be included in the next five year consolidated (2020-2025) and annual action plan. Focus areas will be on housing, community development and other programs designed to improve the quality of life for low and moderate income Gilbert residents. 

Public Meeting 

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Heritage Center - 132 W Bruce Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85233


Gilbert will host a public hearing and comment period to allow for public input on the draft documents that will be prepared after discussion from the public meeting.  Gilbert residents are encouraged to review the plan on-line prior to meeting. The plan is also available for review at the following locations:

  • Town Hall- 50 E Civic Center Dr., Gilbert 85296
  • Southeast Regional Library - 775 N Greenfield Rd., Gilbert 85234
  • Heritage Center - 132 W Bruce Ave., Gilbert 85233 

DRAFT CONSOLIDATED PLAN 2020-2025 for review and comment

Public Comment Period

Monday March 2, 2020-Thursday, March 26, 2020-

NEW! Public comment period for substantial amendment is open May 20-May 25, 2020

Public Hearing

Wednesday, March 18, 2020*
6:00p - 7:00p
Gilbert Town Hall
50 E Civic Center Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85286

*This meeting will still be held and recommendations for safety such as social distancing will be in place.  If you are unable to attend, view the PowerPoint presentation and contact Melanie Dykstra at or 480-503-6956 to provide feedback.  

Community Needs Assessment


The Town of Gilbert launched a Community Needs Assessment for Gilbert’s human services, administered by The Williams Institute for Ethics and Management. The final report is now available.  2019 Gilbert Needs Assessment

Plans & Reports for Housing Programs

In order to receive CDBG and HOME funds, the Town of Gilbert must prepare a five-year consolidated plan, annual action plans that outline intended use of federal HUD resources each year, and annual evaluation and performance reports of accomplishments utilizing federal funds. All plans are developed in consultation with local organizations and individual residents through a public participation process.

Five Year Consolidated Plans

5-year Consolidated Plan and First Year Annual Plan (2015-2016), 2015 - 2020: Complete Plan 

5-year Consolidated Plan , 2010 – 2015: Executive Summary | Complete Plan

Annual Action Plans

Annual Plan, 2019-2020: Complete Plan
Annual Plan, 2018-2019: Complete Plan
Annual Plan, 2017-2018: Complete Plan
Annual Plan, 2016-2017: Complete Plan
Annual Plan, 2015-2016: Available in the 5-year Consolidated plan 2015-2020
Annual Plan, 2014-2015: Complete Plan Part One Part Two | Part Three    
Annual Plan, 2013-2014: Complete Plan Part One | Part Two | Part Three   
Annual Plan, 2012-2013: Complete Plan   
Annual Plan, 2011-2012: Complete Plan 

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPER)

CAPER, 2018-2019: Complete Plan
CAPER, 2017-2018: Complete Plan
CAPER, 2016-2017: Final Part One | Part Two
CAPER, 2015-2016: Complete Plan
CAPER, 2014-2015: Complete Plan
CAPER, 2013-2014: Complete Plan Part One | Part Two   
CAPER, 2012-2013: Complete Plan Part One | Part Two Part Three
CAPER, 2011-2012: Complete Plan Part One | Part Two
CAPER, 2010-2011: Complete Plan

For more information regarding Gilbert's use of CDBG funds or the CDBG program, please contact:

HUD - CDBG Program

AZ Relay 711

The Town of Gilbert does not discriminate against any individual or program applicant on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, handicap, familial status or national origin.