Dallas County Elections Department Awarded $15M Grant For COVID-19 ResponseThe Dallas County Elections Department was awarded $15,130,433 from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to assist with critical resources and staffing needed in preparation for this year's election.
Texas Strip Club Owner Got $5.4 Million From Paycheck Protection ProgramThe owner of one of the largest chains of strip clubs in the country, Houston-based Rick's Cabaret, as well as a chain of military-themed sports bars, got $5.4 million from the government's small business coronavirus relief fund.
$600K EPA Grant To Help Revitalize South Dallas, Fair Park AreaThere are more than 100 suspected contaminated properties within the target area.
Sam Adams Expands $1,000 Grant Program To Restaurant And Bar Workers In Texas, 18 Other StatesSamuel Adams brewery has expanded a grant program to restaurant, bar and nightclub workers who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Texas and 18 other states.
Cornyn: Texas To Receive $237M Federal Grant For Coronavirus ResponseThe Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will receive a $236 million federal grant to aid its response to the coronavirus pandemic. $236,756,360.44 to be exact.
Texas Woman's University Launches $1 Million Grant For Women-Owned Small Businesses Impacted By Coronavirus PandemicTexas Woman's University has launched a $1 million grant in order to help women-owned small businesses that are hurting due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport To Receive $15M Federal GrantU.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced that Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was awarded a $15,000,000 federal grant to construct a taxiway.
John Cornyn: Fort Worth Alliance Airport To Receive $750K Federal GrantU.S. Senator John Cornyn announced Monday that the Fort Worth Alliance Airport has been awarded a $758,516 federal grant to rehabilitate 700 feet of the original runway lighting system to enhance safety.
Houston Gets $1.8M To Become More Resilient Post-HarveyWednesday's announcement comes as the city continues recovering from Hurricane Harvey's devastating flooding last year.
Bill Gates Gives $44M To Influence State Education ReformBillionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
Texas Hurricane Relief Program Removes 'No Israel Boycott' PledgeA Houston suburb has removed a requirement from a hurricane repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving money.
2 Volunteer Fire Departments Replacing 40+ Year Old Trucks Thanks To GrantsBluff Dale and Lingleville Volunteer Fire Departments are receiving $200,000 grants through Texas A&M Forest Service’s Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.
Dallas Police, Dallas Fire-Rescue Share $1.5M GrantThe money will be used to enhance response to calls involving behavioral health emergencies.
Fort Worth Officer Injured In Line Of Duty Receives GrantNorth Texas Community Foundation issued a grant to one of the Fort Worth officers injured in the line of duty. Officer Xavier Serrano will receive assistance thanks to the Fleetwood Memorial Foundation Fund.
Andrew Lloyd Webber Offers $1.3 Million Grant For ChildrenAndrew Lloyd Webber came to cheer on his kid rock band at the Tony Awards — and also to give out some money to encourage more musical kids.