Community Development Block Grant Program Turns 50

6 Apr 2024


The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is celebrating National Community Development Month and the 50-year anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

“My Office of Economic Development is always helping communities and businesses grow and achieve their goals,” said Governor Kristi Noem. “It’s so exciting to see communities across our state continue to develop, grow, and thrive.”

The CDBG program provides funding to ensure suitable living environments are maintained and economic development opportunities are expanded for South Dakota’s low to moderate income populations. This competitive program requires a percentage of the total project cost be paid through local funds.

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