Category: Grants

CAPCOG prepares communities for EDA CARES Act grant

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CAPCOG, as the region’s representative of the Economic Development Administration (EDA), is providing technical assistance to local jurisdictions to maximize chances of receiving CARES Act economic recovery funds. The EDA will begin accepting grant applications in July; eligible applicants include

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CAPCOG re-announces gas skimmer surveillance grants, new dates

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CAPCOG re-opened its grant application process for funding specialized surveillance at businesses that may be impacted by credit or debit card skimmer related crimes. The Texas Department of Agriculture is funding the grants as part of a partnership with CAPCOG

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CAPCOG encourages local governments to apply for CESF

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The Office of the Governor’s Public Safety Office allocated about $2.8 million to the CAPCOG region from its Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program, and CAPCOG is encouraging all cities and counties to apply for the funding to help prevent,

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OOG announces COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Funding

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The Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Criminal Justice Division, announced the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program allocating about $2.8 million for the CAPCOG region to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Application are due June

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Executive Committee sends SHSP grants to governors’ office

The CAPCOG Executive Committee at its March meeting approved a prioritized list of 30 Homeland Security projects, 13 of which are anticipated to receive funding through the state after the Officer of the Governor makes the final selection. Historically, the

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Criminal justice grant meetings set for video conference

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) will conduct its grant scoring meetings on April 14, 15, 16, online instead of in person due to COVID-19 concerns allowing each grant applicant to present their projects to the committee. Instructions for

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CAPCOG announces gas skimmer surveillance grants

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CAPCOG is accepting applications from local law enforcement agencies in the ten-county region, for a grant to cover surveillance of businesses that sell gas and have multiple reports of gas-skimming incidents. The grants are made possible by the Texas Department

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Communities take home $5.2 million in TxDOT grants

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The Texas Transportation Commission announced in late January that Dripping Springs, Elgin, Granger, and Smithville would receive $5.2 million to complete six sidewalk projects using funds from the Safe Routes to School and Non-Urban/Small Urban Transportation Alternative Set-Aside programs. Grant

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EDA disaster grants still available for Llano, Burnet, Travis counties

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Under the FEMA Disaster Declaration 4416, local jurisdictions in Burnet, Llano and Travis counties working on economic development are eligible to apply for the $30 million still available through EDA-Disaster Recovery funding. Projects have to add or retain full-time jobs

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TCEQ opens $6.2 million school bus grant opportunity

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Texas Clean School Bus Program, which has $6.2 million available in grant funds. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 2020

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