Cook County Application Workshops for 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs


Application workshops for the 2018 CDBG and ESG applications will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, at 69 W. Washington, Chicago, IL, on the 17th Floor. The workshop times are as follows:


* CDBG Public Service / Planning and ESG workshop: 9:00 am to 11:30 am


* CDBG Capital Improvement, Demolition and Economic Development workshop: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Please RSVP for the workshops by February 16th by contacting Be sure to indicate which workshop you plan to attend and who will be attending from your organization.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact


We will post an updated blog, once the actual grant applications are posted on line next week.  The 2018 CDBG and ESG applications and related materials will be posted soon on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development website.  They will be found by going to: .  Please bookmark this link.  Applications will be due in late March.