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Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) Available for Public Infrastructure, Housing, and Commercial Rehabilitation Projects

GRANT NAME:

  • Small Cities Development Program (SCDP)

NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDING THE GRANT:

  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

SHORT DESCRIPTION:

  • The SCDP helps eligible communities with funding to improve their public infrastructure, housing, or commercial rehabilitation projects.

WHO’S ELIGIBLE:

  • Communities with at least 51% Low to Moderate Income (LMI) residents
  • Cities with fewer than 50,000 residents and counties with fewer than 200,000 residents

WHAT IT’S FOR:

  • The SCDP gives eligible communities the opportunity to revitalize, expand, and upgrade their physical infrastructure.
  • Funds from the SCDP can be used to address the following activities:
    • Public facility improvements: Funds are granted for wastewater treatment projects, including collection systems and treatment plants; wells, water towers, and distribution systems.
    • Community center/facility
    • Streetscape
    • Housing rehabilitation
    • Commercial rehabilitation

TYPE OF FUNDING:

  • This funding assistance is provided through a grant. The maximum grant award for a Single Purpose project is $600,000. The maximum grant award for a Comprehensive project is $1.4 million.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE:

RESOURCES

To discuss project proposals in further detail, contact Widseth Funding Specialist Gail Leverson at Gail.Leverson@widseth.com or 218-308-2604. She will work with you to properly complete the application.