Community Development

Mission Statement: The Community Development Department forms partnerships with diverse community residents, organizations, businesses and developers to provide housing programs, promote quality planning and development and encourage investment and renewal that guides the future of our City and creates a first class, livable community for all.
Community Development Divisions:

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)


The City of Beloit has allocated ARPA funding to support local non-profit agencies in addressing community needs under the categories of homelessness prevention and response services, non-profit building and facility improvements, and transitional living facility. 


Resources for ARPA Subrecipients 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The program provides annual funding to Beloit to help meet the needs of low- and moderate-income residents and eliminate slums and blight. 
In 2024, the City of Beloit will be preparing its 2025- 2029 Consolidated Plan for submittal to HUD. This plan is a five year strategic plan that specifies how the City Plans to address community needs through its CDBG funding. Public input is central to this plan, so be sure to check the Consolidated Plan Update 2025- 2029 page on the City website for updates and opportunities for public input. For any questions or comments regarding the Consolidated Plan process, contact Megan McBride at mcbridem@beloitwi.gov or (608)364-6738. 


CDBG Resources, Information and Community Plans

Community Partners and Resident Resources

The City of Beloit partners with local non-profits and community stakeholders annually to support endeavors to address homelessness, eviction prevention, youth services, small business support, and other needs or priorities that have been identified.

Through the membership of the Homeless Intervention Task Force (HITF) and the Beloit Area Task Force on Homelessness, the City of Beloit strives to stay up to date with the most current needs of Beloit residents and area service providers.

Last updated 5/21/2024 8:08:30 AM