The MN DEED Small Cities Development Program Unit is accepting preliminary proposals, the first stage in the grant application process for eligible activities addressing community needs for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation, rental and/or commercial building rehabilitation or public facility improvements through the Small Cities Development Program (SCDP). The deadline for the submission of preliminary proposals is 4:00 p.m. on November 17, 2021.
Cities with fewer than 50,000 residents and counties with fewer than 200,000 residents are eligible.
Projects must meet one of three federal objectives:
- Benefit people of low and moderate incomes
- Eliminate slum and blight conditions
- Eliminate an urgent threat to public health or safety