Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Promotional and Community Event Grants

Grants to Texas Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits
for Economic Development and Tourism Initiatives

Agency Type:


Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC)

Deadline Date:



Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $15,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations, government entities, for-profit corporations, and other organizations in eligible regions for economic development and tourism initiatives. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Grants must benefit to the City of McKinney.

Promotional and Community Event Grants provide financial support for initiatives, activities, and events that promote the City of McKinney for the purpose of developing new or expanded business opportunities, attracting visitors to the community and enhancing the quality of life for McKinney residents.

Promotional/Community Events must be open to the public.

If a grant is awarded for a Promotional/Community event, funds may only be used for marketing, outreach, advertising and promotion of the event.

Preference may be given to applicants who have not received funding from MCDC within the previous 12-month period and who develop and demonstrate multiple revenue streams to financially support Project/Retail Development Infrastructure/Promotional/Community Event requests - and are not applying to other City of McKinney entities (e.g. Arts Commission, City of McKinney Community Support Grants, McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179214

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $15,000

Term of Contract:

Funds must be used within one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations, government entities, for-profit corporations, and other organizations can apply.

Applicant must have been in business (preferably within the City of McKinney) for a minimum of two (2) years.
Economic development projects may be excluded from this requirement.

Pre-Application Information:

- Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
- Presentation to MCDC Board: June 2020
- Board Vote and Award Notification: July 23, 2020

Please call to discuss your proposed project or event prior to completing and submitting an

To request a preliminary review, complete a letter of inquiry, online.

Contact Information:

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

Submit Letter of Inquiry online:

Or download, complete and submit a Letter of Inquiry (PDF) to:
McKinney Community Development Corporation
5900 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 110
McKinney, Texas 75070

Apply online:

Or submit your application with any supporting documents by:
Email to at

Or mailing or hand-delivering the application and supporting documents on a thumb drive to the address above.

Cindy Schneible - President

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: City of McKinney

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Texas Nonprofits and Government Organizations to Benefit Residents and Advance Equ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Texas nonprofit and government organizations in eligible counties to enhance the local quality of life and advance equal opportunity. Grants are awarded for general operating support, project support, research, capacity building, capital improvement, public po

GrantWatch ID#: 129303

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, a

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants and Volunteer Services to Texas Nonprofits to Benefit Bryan-College Station Children a...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and in-kind volunteer services to Texas nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit residents in the Bryan-College Station community. Funding is intended for activities that will have a positive impact on area youth and children. Requests for funding and vo

GrantWatch ID#: 136409

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Immediate and Short-Term Organizational Needs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for immediate, short-term needs. Priority will be given to projects that expand or develop a significant service to the community and for emergency requests. Past funding has gone to family services centers, ar

GrantWatch ID#: 136440

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Architecture, Education, Arts, Scientific Research, and Communi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits for activities that positively impact people around the world and their communities. Support is primarily given to programs in the areas of architecture and the arts, education, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and scientific res

GrantWatch ID#: 138286