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Texas Community Development Fund

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Texas Department of Agriculture
Feb 7, 2019

Suzanne Barnard


The Texas Community Development Fund provides funding to non-entitlement communities in Texas for community development, economic development, rural health, and rural housing to support workforce development.

Eligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Water and wastewater system improvements
  • Drainage improvements
  • Housing rehabilitation
  • Gas system improvements
  • Road improvements
  • Fire protection facilities
  • Accessibility improvements to public buildings
  • Solid waste disposal
  • Community/senior/social service centers
  • Shelters for persons With special needs

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 are located predominately in rural areas and are generally:

  • Cities with populations of less than 50,000 persons
  • Cities that are not designated as a central city of a metropolitan statistical area
  • Cities that are not participating in urban county programs

Non-entitlement counties are also predominately rural in nature and generally have fewer than 200,000 persons in the non-entitlement cities and unincorporated areas located in the county.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $800,000
Award floor: $75,000

Application process

Links to guidance and forms are available on the program website.

Email the completed application in a single PDF file to, and mail one original and one copy to:

Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Community Development Block Grant Program
PO Box 12847, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711

A physical address for courier and hand delivery is provided in the application instructions.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Healthcare facilities · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · Texas

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