Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture
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Texas Department of Agriculture
The Planning and Capacity Building Fund is a competitive
grant program for local public facilities and housing
planning activities. Localities apply for financial
assistance to prepare a comprehensive plan or any of its
Eligible activities include:
- Address needed local planning elements
- Assess local needs
- Build or improve local capacity
- Develop strategies to address local needs
Priority will be given to eligible activities in the
areas of public works and housing assistance planning.
Eligible applicants are non-entitlement units of general
local government, incorporated cities, and counties not
participating or designated as eligible to participate in
the entitlement portion of the federal Community
Development Block Grant Program. Non-entitlement cities
that are not participating in urban county programs
through existing participation agreements are eligible
applicants unless the city's population counts toward the
urban county CDBG allocation.
Amount of funding
Awards are made on an annual basis through a statewide
competition. Grant amounts are based on the beneficiary
population with a maximum grant award of $75,000. Cost
matching commitments are also based on beneficiary
population. A maximum 25% match is required for the
highest population areas.
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Transportation · Texas
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