Contact: Karina Erickson Press Secretary Texas General Land Office
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PRESS RELEASE — Apr 08, 2020

AUSTIN — The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for coastal projects in your area. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas General Land Office will host three digital workshop webinars to provide information on the grant program.

Registration is required to attend a workshop webinar. Please select one of the links below to register by May 1, 2020.

2020 Grant Workshops  

  • May 5, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Register here
  • May 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Register here
  • May 13, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Register here 

Coastal Grant Funding Opportunity

Proposed projects must be located within the Texas coastal zone boundary and address at least one of the following: public access enhancement, data collection, coastal hazard and resiliency planning coastal resource improvements or be a project of special merit.
Applicants must provide a local or third-party match of 40% of the total project cost to comply with federal matching requirements. Match may be in the form of a "cash" match, "in-kind" match, or a combination thereof. Federal funds received directly or passed-through by a state agency, cannot be used as match.
Submission of a pre-proposal is mandatory. Pre-proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on June 10, 2020. Applicants will receive notification of whether a project may be submitted as a final application. Upon invitation, applicants must submit final applications with supporting documentation by 5:00 p.m. on October 7, 2020.
The grant guidance and Cycle 26 application are available for download on the GLO website along with additional information. 

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