Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plans

CDBG Entitlement Program 


The City of San Marcos receives an earmarked annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds each year from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding or Program Year begins October 1 and ends September 30. In order to access  this funding, the City is required to develop  an  "Annual Action Plan" which details how the funds will be allocated, who will benefit from the funded programs/projects, and what are the established goals for each activity. This annual allocation is referred to as "entitlement" funding.

Announcing: 2022 Application Process opens March 27! Applicant Workshop March 30!

See the Notice of Funding Availability here: NOFA

Applications are due April 29! Download them here:

Public Services Application

Project Application

Evaluation Criteria

Risk assessment

Stakeholder Workshop Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library and Virtual.  The workshop will provide an overview of the CDBG program and will explain the annual application process.  

Zoom meeting link here  Passcode: CDBG

View workshop presentation here

Applicant workshop Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at the San Marcos Public Library and Virtual. The workshop will cover details of the application process, eligibility, and compliance requirements, and will provide a general overview of the CDBG program.  Attendance is not mandatory for filing an application but is recommended.  Register in advance here

View workshop presentation here

View presentation recording here

Action Plans

Action Plans provide a concise summary of the actions, activities, and the specific federal and non-federal resources that will be used each year to address the priority needs and specific goals identified by the Consolidated Plan. Click the links below to view recent Action Plans.

Program Year 2021

Program Year 2020

Program Year 2019  (Including new Amendment Five: CDBG-CV Round Three)

Program Year 2018

Program Year 2017

Program Year 2016

Program Year 2015