Tag: Grants

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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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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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

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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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TCEQ announces new round of emission reduction funds

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced about $4.6 million in grants for projects to implement new technologies that reduce emissions of stationary sources, with at least $1 million available for renewable energy electricity storage projects. The TCEQ will

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