The City of McKinney is the recipient of Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG), used to address a range of Housing and Community Development activities. The City anticipates receiving its 2015-16 allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for use effective Oct. 1, 2015 through Sept. 30, 2016.
Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply for funding. Funds must be used to benefit McKinney residents and meet at least one CDBG national objective: benefit to low and moderate income persons; eliminate slum and blight; or, address an urgent need. Projects and activities must also meet eligibility requirements as defined by HUD and the City's Consolidated Plan.
Mandatory Pre-Application Meeting
Persons or organizations interested in applying for funds must attend the pre-application meeting on March 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at the City Council Chambers in Historic Downtown McKinney. Applicants must request a minimum of $5,000 for funding support per application and a maximum of two separate application requests may be permitted.
The application deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, April 13 at the City of McKinney, Housing & Community Development Department, 314 S. Chestnut St., McKinney, TX 75069.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of more than 155,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.