Contact: Matt Borud
Idaho Commerce

Governor Little Awards Twelve Community Development Block Grants

Federally funded grants benefit Idaho cities and counties.

Boise, Idaho— April 30, 2020— Governor Brad Little announced twelve Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards for $4,963,575 to be distributed to benefit public facilities and infrastructure, downtown revitalizations, and senior center improvements in cities and counties throughout Idaho.

“These twelve projects represent significant public facilities, infrastructure, and community resource improvements for Idaho cities and counties,” said Tom Kealey, Director of Idaho Commerce. “We are proud to partner on community development projects that will provide long term benefit and assist growth for communities, citizens and businesses across Idaho.”

All grant awards are reviewed and recommended by the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), and final approval is granted by the Governor. The twelve cities and counties receiving CDBG grants are:

Public Facility and Infrastructure Projects

  • City of Stites – Water system improvements – $500,000
  • City of St. Maries – Wastewater rehabilitation – $500,000
  • City of Spirit Lake – Water storage reservoir construction – $500,000
  • City of Rexburg – New sanitary lift station and new sewer transmission line – $500,000
  • City of Moyie Springs – Water system upgrades – $500,000
  • Lincoln County – Upgrades and ADA improvement to the Lincoln County Care Center – $105,000
  • City of Kooskia – Water system improvements – $500,000
  • City of Clifton – New water storage tank and well – $500,000
  • City of Buhl – Replacing water and sewer lines – $454,800

Downtown Revitalization

  • City of Driggs – Sidewalk and parking lot improvements – $500,000

Senior Center Projects

  • City of Shelley – Kitchen upgrades – $200,000
  • Caribou County – Kitchen upgrades – $203,775

Detailed information about the Idaho Community Development Block Grant program is available at:


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