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Financing

Financing

GRANTS

Arguably the most holistic approach to community revitalization and resiliency.  Funding is available to improve a variety of infrastructure needs - whether water or sewer, streets or drainage, pubic facilities or housing, and parks and recreation federal and state programs exist to improve the quality of life for your residents.  

  • Community Development Fund (TDA) – Available on a biennial basis through a competition of the 24 state planning regions.  Eligible projects include water, sewer, streets, drainage, housing rehabilitation and others which principally benefit low-to-moderate income persons.
  • Community Enhancement Fund (TDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for eligible communities to develop enhancements that address public health, community centers, workforce development/education, public safety, and renewable energy.
  • Colonia Fund - Construction (TDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for counties to assist unincorporated communities located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border region to address water and wastewater improvements, housing rehabilitation, street and drainage improvements which principally benefit low-to moderate income persons.
  • Local Parks Grants (TPWD) – Available on an annual competition basis to assist local government with the acquisition and/or development of public recreation areas and facilities.
  • Community Connect Grants (USDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for the deployment of broadband infrastructure into rural communities where it is not yet economically feasible for private sector providers to deliver service.
  • Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TxDOT) – Program Calls will be released are various times throughout the year to solicit applications.  Funding is offered to assist eligible communities construct on-road and off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation, including sidewalks, traffic calming techniques, lighting and other safety-related infrastructure.

Providing access to quality jobs is a critical factor for growth and prosperity.  With proper planning your community can take advantage of development trends to and capitalize on local investments.  Through federal and state programs, we can help you procure the funding you need to build infrastructure, attract businesses and create jobs in your community.

  • Infrastructure/Real Estate Programs (TDA) – Available on a monthly competition basis as an economic development tool design to provide financial resources for necessary infrastructure or real estate to support business development through job creation or retention.
  • Downtown Revitalization and Main Street Funds (TDA) – Available on an annual competition basis to provide financial assistance aimed at stimulating economic development in historic Main Street designated cities or downtowns seeking to eliminate slum or blighted conditions. 
  • Public Works Program (EDA) – Available on an open competitive proposal basis to assist communities to revitalize, expand, and upgrade their physical infrastructure to attract new industry, encourage business expansion, diversify local economies, and generate or retain long-term, private sector jobs and investment.


When natural disasters strike, we help communities secure and manage federal funds—so you can start rebuilding sooner.  Multiple programs are available to address the most immediate response efforts as well that those long-term recovery needs.

  • Disaster Relief /Urgent Need Funds (TDA) – Available on an annual first-come-first-serve basis to provide financial assistance to address emergency situations that have received an official disaster declaration as a result of natural disasters.
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (FEMA) – Available to help communities implement hazard mitigation measures following a Presidential major disaster declaration.
  • State CDBG-Disaster Recovery (GLO) – Funds allocated by congress for major disaster declarations such as Hurricane Ike & Dolly in 2008 and the severe floods and storms in 2015 will be administered by the Texas General Land Office.

Taking your community from “here” to “there” can be an arduous task.  However, comprehensive planning is the single most important project communities can pursue.  Did you know you can often get financial assistance for short- and long-term strategic planning? We have the relationships and the resources to help you start preparing for the future today.

  • Planning and Capacity Building Fund (TDA) – Available on an annual competitive basis for eligible localities to address their comprehensive planning initiatives.
  • Colonia Fund – Planning (TDA) – Available on an annual competitive basis for counties to assist unincorporated communities located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border region to provide assistance for planning activities that prepare Colonia areas for needed water, sewer and housing improvements. 
  • Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program (FEMA) – Available to communities seeking to develop mitigation planning to break the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction, and repeated damage.

Decent housing is the lifeblood of a community.  Residents who are in need of housing assistance may qualify for federal and state programs.

  • Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance Program (TDHCA) – Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) will be released at various times throughout the year to provide local government, housing authorities, and non-profits financial assistance to rehabilitation or reconstruct owner-occupied housing.

LOANS

Through a variety of cost-effective loan and grant programs, TWDB funds help bring clean and potable water to Texas communities.

  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) – Available on an annual basis with multiple solicitation opportunities.  Projects must be listed on the CWSRF Intended Use Plan (IUP) to be eligible to submit an application.  The CWSRF assists communities by providing low-cost financing for a wide range of wastewater, storm water, reuse, and other pollution control projects.
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) – Available on an annual basis with multiple solicitation opportunities.  Projects must be listed on the DWSRF Intended Use Plan (IUP) to be eligible to submit an application.  The DWSRF assists communities by providing low-cost financing for a wide range of water projects that facilitate compliance with drinking water standards.

The USDA offers a variety of community and economic development assistance programs for rural areas.

  • Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program – Available on an open competitive proposal basis to assist communities to develop essential community facilities in rural areas.  Essential facilities include the purchase, construction, and/or improvements to health care facilities, public facilities, community support facilities, public safety facilities, educational services, utility services, and local food systems. 
  • Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program – Available on an open competitive proposal basis to provide funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm water drainage.

In addition to securing funds to help meet their goals, communities count on Public Management, Inc. to plan, research, navigate and manage the entire process.

Arguably the most holistic approach to community revitalization and resiliency.  Funding is available to improve a variety of infrastructure needs - whether water or sewer, streets or drainage, pubic facilities or housing, and parks and recreation federal and state programs exist to improve the quality of life for your residents.  

  • Community Development Fund (TDA) – Available on a biennial basis through a competition of the 24 state planning regions.  Eligible projects include water, sewer, streets, drainage, housing rehabilitation and others which principally benefit low-to-moderate income persons.
  • Community Enhancement Fund (TDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for eligible communities to develop enhancements that address public health, community centers, workforce development/education, public safety, and renewable energy.
  • Colonia Fund - Construction (TDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for counties to assist unincorporated communities located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border region to address water and wastewater improvements, housing rehabilitation, street and drainage improvements which principally benefit low-to moderate income persons.
  • Local Parks Grants (TPWD) – Available on an annual competition basis to assist local government with the acquisition and/or development of public recreation areas and facilities.
  • Community Connect Grants (USDA) – Available on an annual competition basis for the deployment of broadband infrastructure into rural communities where it is not yet economically feasible for private sector providers to deliver service.
  • Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TxDOT) – Program Calls will be released are various times throughout the year to solicit applications.  Funding is offered to assist eligible communities construct on-road and off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation, including sidewalks, traffic calming techniques, lighting and other safety-related infrastructure.

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