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Community Empowerment Grants Available

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What You Need To Know

Up to $5,500 will be awarded through the CEP program in 2021. Application deadline: 11:59 p.m.* on April 1. Emphasis will be placed on projects that:

  • Encourage economic diversity.
  • Contribute to community health and development.
  • Improve the quality or quantity of services essential for the development of viable communities.

*Technical support will not be available outside of normal business hours. Encountering technical issues turning in the application on the last day will not be grounds for an extension.

Counties Where Grants Can Be Awarded
Atascosa, Brooks, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Frio, Jim Hogg, Kinney, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Real, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata and Zavala

Last Year’s Recipients
Boys and Girls Club of Laredo, Laredo
$1,250 to replace basketball rims and backboards in three club gyms.

Dilley Public Library, Dilley
$1,250 to purchase STEM kits to help teach robotics, coding and programing to the community.

El Progreso Memorial Library, Uvalde
$1,250 to purchase a professional laminator to be used in their Business Service Program by small businesses, teachers, students and community members.

Lil Lady Mavs, Pearsall
$500 to help the organization pay for its Showcase Softball Tournament.

St. Louis Catholic School, Castroville
$1,250 to help purchase and install a filtered water bottle filling station for the school.

View eligibility information and apply online at