Category: Grants

Solid waste collection events properly dispose of tires, paint, and much more

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Scrap tires, paint, mattresses, and lawn tools are among the items most collected during solid waste collection events that communities have hosted with the support of CAPCOG’s 2020-21 solid waste grant program. These events collect bulky and household hazardous waste,

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CAPCOG schedules criminal justice grant scoring meetings

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee will review and prioritize Office of the Governor grant applications during a four-meeting series. The committee will first review justice-based program grant applications on March 24 and 25, and then will review victim services-based

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TxDOT announces mobility of seniors program

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced its 2021 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for rural and small urban areas, which includes the San Marcos Urbanized Area and rural portions of the Austin TxDOT District. The

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TDHCA announces $69.6 million in COVID-19 related mortgage assistance

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The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) announced $69.6 million in Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funds for cities, counties, local and regional nonprofits, and regional organizations to provide mortgage assistance through the Texas Emergency Mortgage

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TxDOT announces bike, sidewalk funding program

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced its 2021 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA) Program Call for Projects and applications workshop dates in January. The deadline to apply for the program will be March 1. The program provides funding for construction

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State homeland security grants open, CAPCOG begins review

The deadline to submit State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant application projects to CAPCOG for a requested staff review is January 22 with January 31 submission deadline to the Office of the Governor (OOG). SHSP grants are awarded by the

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CAPCOG schedules criminal justice grant workshops

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is conducting a virtual grant workshop on January 5 that will assist nonprofit organizations and local governments in applying for six Office of the Governor (OOG), Criminal Justice Division (CJD) grant programs, which CAPCOG provides

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TDA announces CDBG program funds

Downtown La Grange

The Texas Department of Agriculture opened its grant application process for the 2021 Texas Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program including the Community Development Fund and the Downtown Revitalization Program for which CAPCOG area jurisdictions may apply. The application deadline

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CAPCOG assists with 24 EDA Cares Act recovery applications

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“The EDA CARES grant has been the most competitive grant cycle I’ve seen in years,” said Rachel Steele, CAPCOG economic and community development director, noting $236 million was allocated to a five-state area including Texas. During a six-month period, CAPCOG

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EDA awards Marble Falls $2.5 M grant, CAPCOG gets COVID-19 recovery funding

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded Marble Falls a $2.5 million grant for the design and engineering of a new waste-water plant. CAPCOG assisted the city in obtaining the funding through EDA’s Economic Adjustment Assistance Program for disaster relief

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