Grants of up to $50,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs that meet a broad range of community needs. Funding is intended to support projects and activities within the focus areas of housing, transportation, public safety, veteran services, parks and recreation, and safety net. Eligible organizations serve the residents of Georgetown.
Key Priority Areas Defined:
Public Safety: While the City is Georgetown’s Public Safety leader (Fire & Police), public safety also encompasses a broad scope of work that makes this community safe for all.
Eligible organizations and programs may include those that contribute to safe neighborhoods such out of school time, youth empowerment, and neighborhood community centers.
Transportation: Eligible organizations include those that assist in meeting the transportation needs of Georgetown residents unable to access private transportation such as homebound seniors and youth under the age of 16 years.
Housing: Eligible organizations include those that offer emergency shelter, transitional or temporary housing, and affordable housing.
Parks and Recreation: Eligible organizations include those that provide affordable, accessible activities that enhance Georgetown residents’ health and well-being, including sports, fitness, and other recreational programs.
Veteran’s Services: Support veteran programs and services within the community.
Safety Net: The City recognizes its responsibility to support efforts to address this community’s most pressing basic needs. Examples of basic needs include food insecurity, emergency financial assistance, mental/behavioral health care, substance abuse, domestic/family violence, and health care, including, but not limited to, dental and vision. Safety Net priorities will be based on ongoing analysis of unmet existing needs and emerging needs in this community, and may change over time.
The City of Georgetown is accepting applications from eligible 501(c)3 agencies.
Applicants have the option of attending an informational workshop hosted by the SPCS Advisory Board on Thursday, April 27th from 10:00AM-12:00PM in the City Council Chambers located at 510 W 10th Street.
The deadline to submit the completed application is no later than June 9th, 2023 at 5:00PM.
Additional Funding Information
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant
- The Minimum Grant that may be applied for is $10,000
- The Maximum Grant that may be applied for is $50,000.
Term of Contract
Goals and measures should be achievable within the grant period, which runs from October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024.