Tag: Grants
CAPCOG begins outreach for criminal justice grant season
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CAPCOG will kick off the region’s criminal justice grant process with two stakeholder meetings — an in-person meeting at CAPCOG at 10 a.m. October 13 and a virtual meeting at 10 a.m. October 14. The meetings will provide input for

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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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CAPCOG urges local governments to seek EDA ARPA funding
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CAPCOG’s Community and Economic Development Division is urging local governments to apply to the Economic Development Administration’s Economic Adjustment Assistance program as soon as possible before it closes in March. The program is one of EDA’s American Rescue Plan Act

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Stakeholder meetings seek input on Criminal Justice funding
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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is asking for stakeholder input in drafting the 2023 Criminal Justice Regional Strategic Plan and determining the region’s Plan Year 2023 funding priorities for grants from the Office of the Governor’s (OOG), Criminal Justice Division.

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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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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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