Category: Grants
Austin Region EDA Director to speak to General Assembly
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The Regional Director for the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Austin Regional Office, Jorge Ayala, will address the CAPCOG General Assembly during its meeting at 11:30 a.m. September 14 at the Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Drive in Austin. Ayala

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CAPCOG sets priorities for 2023-24 TxCDBG grants
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CAPCOG has defined the regional project priorities for the 2023-24 Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG), Community Development Fund for non-entitlement communities which allows for a wide range of community projects including infrastructure and housing. Communities can apply for the

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TCEQ funds $12 million for alternative fueling facilities
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting grant applications for projects that construct or reconstruct fueling facilities that provide natural gas, electric charging and other alternative fuels within the Clean Transportation Zone, which includes the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA

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CAPCOG recommends criminal justice grant projects to OOG
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The CAPCOG Executive Committee recommended a prioritized list of project applications seeking state criminal justice grant funding to the Office of the Governor (OOG) during its April meeting. Based on the state’s regional budget estimate, the list recommended 35 projects

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Public hearings kickoff Hurricane Harvey MOD process
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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is developing a Method of Distribution (MOD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Mitigation funds totaling $52,253,000 for projects in the four CAPCOG-area counties majorly impacted by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 — Bastrop, Caldwell,

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CAPCOG supports 11 projects with solid waste grants
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The CAPCOG Executive Committee selected 11 projects from around the region to receive a portion of this biennium’s $264,000 allocation from TCEQ for the agency’s Solid Waste Grant Program. The grants will fund eight community collection events, three scrape tire

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CAPCOG recommends homeland security projects to state
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CAPCOG’s Executive Committee prioritized 20 projects seeking funding from the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant — eight of which were recommended for funding based on the state’s estimated budget allocation of $820,000 for the region. The Office of the

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CAPCOG urges local governments to seek EDA ARPA funding
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CAPCOG’s Community and Economic Development Division is urging local governments to apply to the Economic Development Administration’s Economic Adjustment Assistance program as soon as possible before it closes in March. The program is one of EDA’s American Rescue Plan Act

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CAPCOG schedules four criminal justice grant workshops
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CAPCOG’s Criminal Justice Program has scheduled four grant writing workshops to take place around the region: Dec. 17, 2021 at 607 North Vandeveer Street in Burnet, Jan. 7, 2022 at 106 Royson Street in Smithville, Jan. 11, 2022 at 402

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Solid waste grant workshops provide insight into funding
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The CAPCOG Solid Waste Program kicked off its two-year grant cycle by scheduling three grant workshops to assist local governments, school districts and other government districts in applying for the program’s funding. The first workshop will be on Dec. 14,

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