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Grants & Funding Assistance

  1. Art Projects administered by ArtPlace
  2. Federal Grants Search Engine
  3. State Grants Search Engine
  4. Beautification Grants/Funding administered by Keep Texas Beautiful
  5. Beautification/Clean Up: Community Impact Grant administered by Home Depot
  6. Beautification/Clean Up: Community Partners Grant administered by Lowe's
  7. Brownfields Communities Assistance administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  9. Community Development Block Grant for Rural Texas (CDBG) administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture
  10. Community Facilities Grant administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  11. Design and Main Streets in Rural Communities administered by the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design
  12. Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant administered by the Texas Military Preparedness Commission, Office of the Governor
  13. Downtown Improvements: Anice Read Fund Grant administered by the Texas Downtown Association
  14. Downtown Improvements administered Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec is helping Deluxe Corp.
  15. Downtown Revitalization and Main Street Programs administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture
  16. Environmental Awards Program: Governor's Community Achievement Awards administered by Keep Texas Beautiful - recipients receiving funding for environmental programs
  17. Historic Building Preservation Grant administered by the Texas Historical Commission
  18. Homeland Security Grants administered by the Homeland Security Grants Division, Office of the Governor
  19. Housing: Juvenile Re-Entry Assistance Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  20. Local Government Assistance and Grant Programs administered by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
  21. Main Street Improvements administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture
  22. Main Street Improvements administered by Small Business Revolution
  23. Parks and Recreation Grants administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  24. Public Transportation Grants administered by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
  25. Public Safety Grants (anti-gang, anti-drug, community policing, hiring program) administered by the U.S. Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
  26. Public Safety Grants: FEMA Grants
  27. Reading Program administered by the National Endowment for the Arts
  28. Recreation Grant: Community Outdoor Outreach Program administered by the Texas Parks and Recreation Department
  29. Recreation Grant for Soccer Fields administered by the U.S. Soccer Foundation
  30. Traffic Safety Grants administered by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
  31. Water and Wastewater Funding Resources (List maintained by the Small Business and Local Government Assistance Division, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Legal Research - Disaster Management - Example Documents - General

  1. Annex U - Legal (PDF)

Legal Research - Disaster Management - Example Documents - Quarantines

  1. Contaminated Vehicle Control Order (DOC)
  2. Quarantine Person Order (DOC)
  3. Quarantine Property Order (DOC)

Legal Research - Environmental - Example Documents

  1. Outdoor Burning - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (2015) (PDF)

Legal Research - Municipal Court - Helpful Links

  1. Texas Municipal Court Education Center (TMCEC)

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