The Grant Development Department works with other City Departments to research possible funding sources for various City Projects. Types of projects include those for water, for law enforcement, for the fire department, for the library, for public infrastructure, for the airport, and for parks and recreation. Funding sources include federal, State, local, corporate giving programs and foundations. Each funding source has its own application process and requirements.
Since the Grant Development Department was established, funds have been secured for improvements at the Alice International Airport; for the Library’s “Families Reading Together” and Summer Reading Programs; for fire department equipment and firefighters’ training; for police department equipment; for enhanced law enforcement programs; and for the City’s water infrastructure.