The City of McKinney announces the availability of FY 2011-12 funding for eligible non-profit agencies and community organizations that serve residents of McKinney. The available funding pool is $119,700. Last year, 20 agencies received public service grants.
The application and instructions are available at www.mckinneytexas.org under the heading, Community Services/Home. Applications must be received no later than Monday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.
The Community Support Grant (CSG) allows the flexibility to apply for funding under the following priority of needs based on service impacts to the community, duplication of services from other agencies, other sources of agency funding and presentation critique:
–Disaster aid: relief to victims of disaster and to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies
–Basic needs: food and clothing
–Housing/Shelter: non-financial assistance
–Health and medical treatment, including mental health
–Housing: financial assistance
–Transportation: the sole service being provided
–Recreation and athletics/sports
The Community Grants Advisory Commission (CGAC) will review all applications and make recommendations to City Council for approval.
Please submit applications to City of McKinney Community Development Department, 314 S. Chestnut, Ste # 101, McKinney, TX 75069. For more information, contact Janay Tieken, Grants Administrator, at 972-547-7578 or firstname.lastname@example.org.