News and Events
July 14 / 2017
It's time again for the 2017  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Infrastructure  grant application .

Funds are made  available on an annual basis by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to assist low-to-moderate income communities to complete public infrastructure projects that remove conditions detrimental to public health and safety.         Communities may apply for up to $450,000.00.  There is a 25% match required.  Applications are tentatively due in September 2017.  Give us a call if your community has any public infrastructure needs.

In This Issue
Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP)

Start planning now!  The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be accepting applications for the ITEP from October 2 - December 1, 2017.
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FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) applications due November 14, 2017

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Duane Calbow joins NCICG

Duane Calbow joined our staff in July as our Economic Development Planner.  He will be working with the counties and communities implementing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Designated Economic Development District (EDD).  If you have any economic development projects or topics you would like to discuss, contact Duane at

NCICG's Mapping Intern

Bryce Conrad is a student at Illinois State University and is fulfilling his internship requirement with us this summer as our Mapping Intern.  Bryce's main project is completing sidewalk assessments for several communities in our region. If you see Bryce walking around your community with an iPad in a bright yellow vest, stop him and introduce yourself. 

Economic Development Summit
Wednesday, August 16 7:30am to 1pm

Join us for fun, more information to follow.

NCICG's Annual Golf Outing -
Thursday, September 7 @ Noon, 
Chapel Hill, Princeton
Meet Our Staff

Join us for fun, more information to follow.
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