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CDBG Updates:

​Share Your Ideas on How the City Should Spend Its $830,000 CDBG Funds

Public Input Meeting on the 2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2023 Funding for City Departments and Outside Organizations

Application is due April 13, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. MST

To apply for the 2023 CDBG funds download, complete, and submit this application:  2023 CDBG Application Final.pdf.  These funds will be awarded by October 2023 and made available by January 2024. 

The City highly recommends applicants call the CDBG Coordinator at 720-977-5800 prior to completing the application to confirm project eligibility.  Additionally, the City recommends the applicant visit the HUD Exchange and the City of Thornton websites to familiarize themselves with CDBG requirements.  The following are some helpful links:


Four recently amended documents . . . 

2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (2021 CAPER)

The 2021 CDBG program year started on October 1, 2021 and ended on September 30, 2022.  Ninety days after the end of each program year, the City is required to submit a CAPER to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development. The CAPER details the accomplishments and progress toward the goals established by the City’s most recent Consolidated Plan and an Annual Action Plan.   For specific details on how the city spent over $900,000 over the 2021 CDBG program year click here:  (Coming November 23, 2022) 2021 CAPER Final Draft.pdf

3rd Amendment to the CDBG Citizen Participation Plan (CPP)

To view the 2022 CDBG Citizen Participation Plan draft 3rd amendment please click here: Citizen Participation Plan 3rd Amendment Draft.pdf

First Amendment to the 2022 Annual Action Plan (AAP)

On August 1, 2022, the Mayor received a letter from HUD’s Community Planning and Development Regional Director, awarding the City of Thornton an additional $35,359 in CDBG funding from 2021 reallocated metropolitan area entitlement funds under Section 106(c) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.  These funds have been reallocated to the PY 2022 AAP and will be used for housing improvement programs and grant administration costs (20%).  The City will now have a total of $873,135 in CDBG funds for its housing and community development projects. The draft version of the 1st Amendment to the 2022 AAP can be viewed here:   1st Amendment to 2022 AAP Draft.pdf

Fourth Amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP)

CARES Act Funding

The City needs to reallocate $73,798.39 of returned public service funding from Mile High United Way (MHUW) and Community Reach Center (CRC).  The City proposes to reallocate the funds to a public service activity providing rent, mortgage, and utility assistance for low-to-moderate-income (LMI) residents negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   4th Amendment to 2019 AAP CARES Act - Final DRAFT.pdf

Current Annual Action Plan

2022 Annual Action Plan and Reallocation of 2021 Funding

To view the 2022 Annual Action Plan please click here:   Thornton 2022 AAP FINAL.pdf