Texas Colonia Planning Fund
The Colonia Area Planning Fund and Colonia Comprehensive Planning Fund provide assistance for the completion of planning activities that prepare colonia areas for needed water, sewer, and housing improvements.
Funded activities may include:
- Community development planning in the areas of water, sewage, and housing
- Providing information and technical assistance to residents of the area in which the activities are located and to appropriate nonprofit organizations and public agencies acting on behalf of the residents
- Conducting preliminary surveys and analyses of market needs, preliminary site engineering, architectural services, site options, applications, mortgage commitments, legal services, and obtaining construction loans
- Planning that could lead to annexation by a city of a colonia that is in close proximity
A detailed list of eligible planning activities is available in the application instructions.
Eligible areas are units of general local government limited to non-entitlement areas located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border.
Up to $100,000.
Completed applications may be submitted by:
Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Community Development Block Grant Program
Post Office Box 12847, Capitol Station
Austin, Texas 78711
1700 N. Congress Avenue
11th Floor Mailroom
Austin, Texas 78701
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.