The Sugar Land 4B Corporation is seeking applications for its Joint Capital Improvement Program grant program available to community-based organizations.
Eligible projects include improvements such as enhancements to public parks, park facilities and public open space and must meet the following requirements:
. The project must be located within the city’s corporate limits and on public property, an easement or enhance or protect public property.
. The applicant must contribute at least 50 percent (and must provide proof of financial ability to fund its share).
. The applicant cannot have started the project or expended funds on any component of the project for which it is seeking funding through the Joint CIP participation program.
. The budget for the fiscal year 2018 program is $100,000, with a maximum of $75,000 awarded per project.
The deadline for applications is Jan. 2.
The Sugar Land 4B Corporation was approved by City Council and established as a nonprofit corporation in February 1995 to promote, assist and enhance economic development activities and quality-of-life opportunities within the city of Sugar Land. Projects are funded by a portion of sales tax approved by voters for economic development purposes, which cannot be utilized to support the city’s general operations.
For more information and to apply, visit http://sugarlandecodev.com/CIP.