Category: Grants

CAPCOG to help with vaccination access among older adults

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CAPCOG and its Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) are seeking to contribute more than $375,000 to community partners working to increase COVID-19 vaccinations rates among older adults — those 60 years old or older — or

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Webinars prepare local governments for EDA American Rescue Plan funding

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division in early July hosted its first webinar of a three-part series aimed at preparing communities to apply for U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) American Rescue Plan Act funding. The next webinars will be

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GLO grants CAPCOG area governments Harvey recovery funds

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security division assisted the Texas General Land Office (GLO) in promoting a funding opportunity that awarded $70.53 million in Hurricane Harvey recovery funds to seven local governments in the CAPCOG region. The funding will be used to

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Executive Committee forwards justice grant priorities to OOG

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee voted at its regular May and April meetings to recommend to the Office of the Governor (OOG) a prioritized list of 60 project applications seeking state criminal justice funding. Based on the states regional budget estimate,

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GLO announces $70 mil to CAPCOG region

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The Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced today that seven local governments in the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) region were awarded $70.53 million as part of $1 billion in Hurricane Harvey recovery aid for areas impacted by the

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CAPCOG makes homeland security grant funding recommendations

The CAPCOG Executive Committee prioritized 31 projects for the State Homeland Security Program grants; recommending 15 projects for funding based on the state’s regional allocation. CAPCOG expects the Office of the Governor to make the final selection of projects in

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CAPCOG urges communities to prepare for EDA rescue funds

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division began working with communities to develop potential project ideas for applications for the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) American Rescue Plan funding opportunity ahead of its anticipated May notification of funding. It also is

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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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