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Workshops set for Port Isabel, Port Lavaca, Corpus Christi, Beaumont and Galveston

Contact: Jim Suydam
MEDIA ADVISORY — May 08, 2014

AUSTIN — Up to $1.8 million in coastal grants are available and staff members from the General Land Office are touring the Texas coast explaining how to apply. 

Find out how to get a local project funded by attending one of five grant workshops. The meetings will be May 14 in Port Isabel, May 20 in Port Lavaca, May 21 in Corpus Christi, May 28 in Beaumont and May 29 in Galveston. 

Coastal Management Program grants help conserve critical habitat, improve beach and bay public access, improve local water quality and more. Cities, counties, colleges and non-profit organizations are eligible for the grants. Participants must be able to pay 40 percent of a grant projects total cost. 

To download the CMP Cycle 20 Grant Guidance and Application Packet, visit

The Texas Coastal Management Program will host meetings at the following dates and locations:

·                     Port Isabel — 9:30 a.m. May 14

Artisan at Port Isabel, 106 Port Road Clubhouse

  • Port Lavaca — 1 p.m. May 20

Nautical Landings Marina, 106 South Commerce Street

  • Corpus Christi — 9:30 a.m. May 21

Texas A&M University Natural Resources Center, room 1003

·                     Beaumont — 1:30 p.m. May 28

Lamar University John Gray Center, 855 E. Florida Avenue, Richard Price Auditorium

  • Galveston — 9:30 a.m. May 29

Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody Workshop Room


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