Monday, December 17, 2018

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.

All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

Body Worn Camera Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Border Prosecution Unit (BPU) Announcement 1/19/20183/29/2018
County Essential Services Program (* Pre-approval Req'd) Announcement 10/1/20178/31/2018
Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Program Announcement 7/16/20189/14/2018
Crime Stoppers Program Announcement 1/8/20183/9/2018
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Program Announcement 5/3/20188/6/2018
Emergency and Long-Term Residential Services for Child Sex Trafficking Victims Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
First Responder Grant Program (* Pre-approval Req'd) Announcement 3/23/20188/31/2019
First Responder Mental Health Resiliency Program Announcement 5/3/20188/6/2018
General Victim Assistance Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Juvenile Justice Grant Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Local Border Security Program (LBSP) Announcement 1/19/20183/29/2018
Music Education and Community Grant (MECG) Program Announcement 9/7/20174/30/2018
National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Announcement 2/1/20184/2/2018
NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program Announcement 11/1/201812/31/2018
Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Announcement-amended 5/14/20186/4/2018
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Sexual Assault Evidence Testing Program Announcement 10/12/201812/11/2018
Specialty Courts Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) - LETPA Activities Announcement 12/15/20172/28/2018
State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) - Regular Projects Announcement 12/15/20172/28/2018
Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Program (* Pre-approval Req'd) Announcement 4/18/20186/20/2018
Truancy Prevention and Intervention Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018
Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) - LETPA Activities Announcement 3/7/20184/13/2018
Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) - Regular Projects Announcement 3/7/20184/13/2018
Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program Announcement 12/18/20172/20/2018

* 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;
  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Programs; and
  • State Homeland Security Programs.