Illinois Department of Community & Economic Opportunity

DCEO has a variety of programs under CDAP to assist communities and businesses grow in Illinois. 

The Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP) is a grant program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that assists Illinois communities by providing grants to local governments to help them in financing economic development projects, public facilities and housing rehabilitation. The program is targeted to assist low-to-moderate income people.

Areas these grants are available for are:
  • Design Engineering
  • Economic Development
  • Flexible Opportunities (community development)
  • Public Infrastructure

For more information or to meet with a Farnsworth Group grant specialist, contact:

Michelle Brown at
Gary Davis at

Click here for the Grant Program website.