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Texas Community Development Block Grant Program - Colonia Construction Fund (CFC)

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Texas Department of Agriculture

Deadline Date:

07/13/15 5:00 PM CT

Description:

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Grants starting at $75,000 to Texas Counties for development projects in severely distressed unincorporated areas. Funds are intended to support water and wastewater improvements, housing rehabilitation for low- to moderate-income households, the payment of assessments levied against properties owned and occupied by persons of low and moderate income to recover the capital cost for a public improvement, and other improvements including street paving and drainage.

The goal of the Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) Program is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, as well as by expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low-to-moderate income.

Eligible counties with areas located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border are: Aransas (Part), Bee, Blanco (Part), Brewster, Brooks, Cameron, Coke (Part), Concho (Part), Crane, Crockett, Culberson, DeWitt (Part), Dimmit, Duval, Ector, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Gillespie (Part), Glasscock (Part), Goliad (Part), Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Irion, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes (Part), Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Live Oak, Llano (Part), Loving, Mason (Part), Maverick, McCulloch (Part), McMullen, Menard, Midland (Part), Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Real, Reeves, Refugio, Runnels (Part), San Patricio, Schleicher, Starr ,Sterling (Part), Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Ward, Webb, Willacy, Winkler (Part), Zapata, and Zavala.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156960

Estimated Size of Grant:

$75,000 - $500,000

Term of Contract:

Grant contacts are for up to 2 years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This fund is available to eligible county applicants for projects in severely distressed unincorporated areas which meet the definition as a “colonia” under this fund. Eligible areas are units of general local government limited to nonentitlement areas (with the exception of Hidalgo County) located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border.

The term “colonia” means any identifiable unincorporated community that is determined to be a colonia on the basis of objective criteria, including lack of potable water supply, lack of adequate sewage systems, and lack of decent, safe, and sanitary housing; and was in existence as a colonia before the date of the enactment of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (November 28, 1990).

Pre-Application Information:

Awards are made on a biennial basis through a competitive process among eligible counties.

Download the application guidelines and materials from the attachments below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mailing Address (for U.S. Postal Service):
Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Community Development Block Grant Program
Post Office Box 12847, Capitol Station
Austin, Texas 78711

Physical Address (for Overnight Carriers):
1700 N. Congress Avenue, 11th
Floor Mailroom
Austin, Texas 78701

512-936-7875 / 512-936-7891
cdbgapps@TexasAgriculture.gov

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