McKINNEY (Sept. 30, 2013) — The City of McKinney announces the availability of grant funding for eligible non-profit agencies and community organizations serving residents of McKinney. 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: Includes mental health
  • Housing: Financial assistance
  • Transportation: Sole service being provided
  • Recreation and athletics/sports

The application and instructions are available on the city website, mckinneytexas.org in the Community Development Department section.  

The Community Grants Advisory Commission (CGAC) will review all applications and make recommendations to City Council for approval. Applications must be received no later than Monday, Oct. 28 at 4:00 p.m. Please submit applications to City of McKinney, Housing and Community Development Department, 314 S. Chestnut, Ste. # 101, McKinney.

For additional information, contact Janay Tieken, Housing and Community Development Manager, at 972-547-7578 or jtieken@mckinneytexas.org.

 

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated 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. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.