Community Development Block Grant


 The City of LaPorte, Indiana, Office of Community Development, is seeking proposals for its Public Services Program (October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022).

Proposed projects must be able to demonstrate a clear role in improving the quality of life for low and moderate-income citizens of LaPorte and must further the goals of self-sufficiency and self-reliance for LaPorte residents.

PROPOSAL ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE: Friday, May 14, 2021, by 12:00 Noon.

                A technical assistance meeting for those organizations that are new to the process will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. via Zoom.  Please contact the Office of Community Development and Planning to register for the meeting. 

                The Community Development Block Grant Program began in 2004 in the City of LaPorte.  Funded projects must meet one of the national objectives established by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.  These objectives are  benefitting low- and moderate-income persons, preventing or eliminating slums or blight, or meeting other community needs having an urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to health or welfare of the community and other financial resources are not available to meet such needs.

Request for proposals and further details may be obtained by calling Mary Ann Richards, CDBG Program Manager, at 219/362-8260 or by sending an e-mail message to



PY 2021 Public Service Grant Application

Program Year 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Notice is given that the City of La Porte, Indiana intends to submit is Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant funds to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or before December 23, 2020.  The CAPER is an annual report of the activities and usage of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) by the City of La Porte for Program Year October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

A digital draft copy of the report is available below for viewing and comment from November 20, 2020 through December 21, 2020.

Comments from the public are welcome and may be submitted by mail to the Community Development Block Grant Program, 801 Michigan Avenue, La Porte, Indiana 46350, by email to, or by phone by calling 219/362-8260.  Comments will be accepted through December 21, 2020.

The Program Year 2019 CAPER begins here:

CDBG Program Year 2020 Annual Action Plan

The City of La Porte CDBG Program Year 2020 Annual Action Plan begins here.