​CDBG Application Process

​How to Apply for Community Development Block Grant Funds

Thornton will place information on this page when the City is accepting applications for Community Development Block Grant projects.

No applications are being accepted at this time.

Nonprofit organizations or government agencies can apply for and receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for housing or community development projects. Projects must be eligible per the federal grant regulations, serve Thornton residents and/or establish or improve a nonprofit or affordable housing facility located in Thornton. Projects must also meet a high or low priority need identified by Thornton.  

  • Funds can be used for housing, public facilities, public infrastructure, public services and economic development activities. For additional information on the types of projects eligible for CDBG and the current priorities for the fund is located under the CDBG Resources links on the right hand side of this page. 
  • To apply for these funds, organizations must complete the CDBG application and include all required supporting documentation.  Refer to the CDBG Resources to the right.
  • We encourage agencies to contact us to discuss project ideas or ask questions. You can call 303-538-7600 or email cdbg@cityofthornton.net