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Eric Sader, HAND Assistant Director, 812-349-3420

Upcoming Deadlines for Community Development Block Grants

The City’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Department (HAND) announced deadlines for application for several of its Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) programs.

Mandatory letters of intent for CDBG Social Service funds and Physical Improvement funds are due by Friday, October 13.  Application deadlines for both Social Service and Physical Improvement funds are due by Friday, December 1, at 4:00 p.m..

One training session is required for each person submitting a letter of intent. Two training sessions will be held at City Hall: Tuesday, October 24, at 9:00 a.m. or Thursday, October 26, at 5:00 p.m.  

Public hearings are scheduled for Physical Improvements on January 4, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. and for Social Services on January 11, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. All hearings take place in Council Chambers at City Hall, 401 N Morton St.

Applicants can mail, email, or complete letters of intent in person. For more information, visit