Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Office of the Governor (OOG) may solicit applications for grants in the form of a Request for Applications (RFA) through the Secretary of State’s Texas Register. RFA notices serve to inform potential applicants of available funding opportunities. In addition to an RFA, OOG may solicit applications for grants in the form of a Request for Proposals (RFP). The chart below lists each funding opportunity along with the method used to solicit applications and the deadline for submitting applications through eGrants to OOG.

The U.S. Congress has not finalized the federal appropriations for federal fiscal year 2014. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DETAILS DATE AVAILABLE DUE DATE
Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Local-Description 12/06/2013 01/31/2014
Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Discr-RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
General Victim Assistance - Direct Services Programs RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Violent Crimes Against Women Criminal Justice and Training Projects RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Juvenile Service Projects - Local Local-RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Juvenile Service Projects - Statewide Statewide-RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Programs RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Specialty Court Projects RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Prostitution Prevention Program RFA 12/13/2013 02/28/2014
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program Description 01/17/2014 03/31/2014
Coverdell Forensic Sciences Program Description 02/14/2014 04/30/2014
Crime Stoppers Assistance Fund RFA 03/07/2014 05/16/2014
County Essential Services Program * Approval Req'd TBA Open
Live Music Grant Program Description-rev 11/01/2011 Open
* Approval Req'd TBA TBA

* Prior approval is required before the grant applicant can submit certain types of applications (referenced above) to OOG. Contact the eGrants Help Desk by email and include a brief description of your proposed project, the funding oppurtunity you are interested in, and the contact information of the person responsible for preparing the grant application.

Each applicant is required to submit a complete Grant Application Kit to OOG through eGrants. Instructions for submitting an application kit are available here.

Grant applicants are responsible for contacting their appropriate regional council of governments (COG) regarding their applications. Each of Texas' 24 COG's holds its own grant development workshops and facilitates application prioritization for the following programs within its region:

  • General Victim Assistance – Direct Services Programs;
  • Violent Crimes Against Women Criminal Justice and Training Projects;
  • Juvenile Service Projects; and
  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Programs.

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