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Colonia Fund - Planning (CFP)

Fund Name:

Colonia Fund - Planning

Fund Acronym:

CFP

Description:

The Colonia Area Planning Fund and Colonia Comprehensive Planning Fund provide assistance for the completion of planning activities that prepare colonia areas for needed water, sewer and housing improvements. Assistance is provided to gather information regarding demographics, housing, land use statistics, public facilities and public services.

Eligible Applicants:

Eligible areas are units of general local government limited to nonentitlement areas (with the exception of Hidalgo County) located within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border region. Hidalgo County, a designated CDBG urban county, is an eligible applicant for assistance under the TxCDBG Colonia Fund.

Please refer to the application guide for additional information on eligibility and exceptions.

Award Amounts

For the Colonia Area Planning Fund, the maximum contract amount is $100,000.
For the Colonia Comprehensive Planning Fund, the maximum contract amount is $100,000.

Evaluation and Selection

Colonia Area Planning Fund awards will be based on a competition among the eligible counties that submit Colonia Area Planning Fund applications. Colonia Comprehensive Planning Fund awards will be based on a competition among the eligible counties that submit Colonia Comprehensive Planning Fund applications. Application scoring will be completed by TxCDBG staff and the applicants will be notified of the final scores. Please see the application guide and the Action Plan for further information on evaluation and selection.

Application and Guide: