Program Statement

The Program Statement describes the method by which the Maine Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds will be distributed and outlines application eligibility/criteria for each of the programs. The CDBG program is administered pursuant to 5 M.R.S.A 13073. The CDBG program is been developed by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) following a review of past programs, a forum with program constituents, and a comprehensive assessment of statewide community and economic development needs. In accordance with the Maine Administrative Procedures Act, DECD holds a series of public hearings regarding the development of the Program Statement.

2024 CDBG Program Statement (PDF)

2024 CDBG Program Statement (MS Word)