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Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Texas Department of Agriculture
Sep 1, 2020

Aubrey-Ann Gilmore


The Colonia Construction Fund provides eligible applicants with grants to fund water and wastewater improvements, housing rehabilitation for low- to moderate-income households, and other improvements including street paving and drainage.


This fund is available to eligible county applicants for projects in severely distressed unincorporated areas which meet the definition as a "colonia". Eligible areas are located farther than 150 miles from the Texas-Mexico border and non-entitlement counties, or portions of counties.

Counties that are part of a metropolitan statistical area with a population over 1,000,000 are not eligible

Applicants that intend to use a third party grant administrator must choose an administrator from a pre-approved list of vendors.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $150,000
Project period: Up to 2 years

Priority points are given to applications based on the percentage of matching funds.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application form are available on the program website.

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

Overnight carrier:
1700 N. Congress Avenue
11th Floor Mailroom
Austin, Texas 78701

Hand delivery:
Second floor

Tagged as
Capital funding · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · U.S.-Mexico Border Region · Texas

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