Category: Grants
Mandatory criminal justice workshops help maximize funding
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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Grant Program has scheduled two mandatory grant workshops — an in-person workshop to be held at CAPCOG at 10 a.m. January 10, and a virtual workshop set for 10 a.m. January 12. Would-be applicants need to

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OOG releases Public Safety grant announcements
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The Office of the Governor’s Public Safety Office released the funding announcements for the five criminal justice funding opportunities and the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) funding opportunities in which CAPCOG helps prioritize for the state office. The criminal justice

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Homeland Security Division schedules mandatory workshops
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Local jurisdictions seeking funding from the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant must register for one of the two remaining virtual grant workshops being conducted by the CAPCOG Homeland Security Program — 2 to 3:30 p.m. December 13 or 9

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Air Quality Program to upgrade air pollution tracking
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CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program will enhance its monitoring of fine particulate matter (PM), a form of air pollution in which the region has some of the highest levels in the state for communities along the I-35 corridor, by purchasing more

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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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