Neighborhood Services Grants

Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP)

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The City of Plano is a new recipient of HHSP funds from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. These funds are allocated annually to municipalities with a population of 285,500 or more and can be used to fund housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness. The City has chosen to use these funds to provide a Rapid Re-housing Program. The City is currently soliciting proposals from non-profit organizations to administer the program. The Request for Proposals (RFP) is currently open and can be found below. Please read the RFP carefully for the timeline and all instructions related to this process. 

Download the RFP here.

2018 Consolidated Grant Process


The City of Plano is currently accepting grant application for nonprofit organizations working to improve life in Plano. The City of Plano uses an annual Consolidated Grant process for funding of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership, and Robert W. Buffington Community Service Grant (BCSG).

Click here to learn more about the grant process. 

Neighborhood Beautification Grants

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The City of Plano has developed the Neighborhood Vitality and Beautification Grant Program to support the city’s strategic goal of “vibrant and renewing neighborhoods”. This program provides matching grants to neighborhood groups interested in building strong relationships around a community-driven beautification project.

The Spring 2018 Neighborhood Beautification Grant deadline is February 1st! Applicants should start planning now. Connect with the Program Administrator to confirm eligibility of proposed project and neighborhood group. 

The application
 and supporting documents must be submitted by Thursday, February 1st, 2018 by 5:00 p.m, via email or in-person.

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Neighborhood Engagement Mini-Grants


The Neighborhood Engagement Mini-Grant Program offers funding for initiatives that promote, build or strengthen neighborhood involvement for voluntary organizations. To be eligible for the program, neighborhood groups must be a Crime Watch Group, Neighborhood Association or Voluntary Homeowners Association. Grants are awarded up to $500.

Contact Program Administrator via email or call 972-208-8150 if you have any questions.

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