Grant

Fire, Ambulance and Services Truck Fund (FAST)

Funding Type

Grant

Grantor Agency

Texas Department of Agriculture

Grant Range

Up to 750K

# of Awards Available

n/a

Programmatic Area

Disaster Prevention & Relief

Programmatic Area

Health

Programmatic Area

Transportation

Programmatic Area

Workforce & Economic Development

Deadline

07/29/2024

Match Required?

Match Amount

$7,500

Eligible Entities

Non-entitlement general purpose units of local government, including cities and counties that are not participating or designated as eligible to participate in the entitlement portion of the federal Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). Non-entitlement cities that are not participating in urban county programs through existing participation agreements are eligible applicants (unless the city’s population is counted towards the urban county CDBG allocation). Non-entitlement cities are located predominately in rural areas and are cities with populations less than 50,000 thousand persons; cities that are not designated as a central city of a metropolitan statistical area; and cites that are not participating in urban county programs. Non-entitlement counties are also predominately rural in nature and are counties that generally have fewer than 200,000 persons in the non-entitlement cities and unincorporated areas located in the county.

Focus Area

Provides funds for eligible vehicles to provide emergency response and special services to rural communities.

Contact

Suzanne Barnard, Suzanne.Barnard@TexasAgriculture.gov Portland, OR 97204 Voice: (866) 923-5626 ext. 1 (toll-free) or (503) 414-3300 Fax: (855) 824-6180

Link to Opportunity

https://www.texasagriculture.gov/Grants-Services/Rural-Economic-Development/Rural-Community-Development-Block-Grant-CDBG/CDBG-Resources/Applications/FAST-Fund

Application Platform

https://tda-go.intelligrants.com/

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