CCIDC Community Development Grant Funds Awarded 2012-2013


COLUMBUS, TX – The Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation (CCIDC) has selected a recipient for its 2012 - 2013 community grant funds program:


  •  Columbus Garden Club: 2013 Columbus Trash Off Day
     Awarded Amount: $2,500.00


  • Columbus Housing Committee: Wayfinding and Acknowledgment Signing
    Awarded Amount: $2,500.00 


  • Boys and Girls CLub of Champion Valley - Columbus Unit: After School Program - Computers, Software and Other Equipment
    Awarded Amount: $5,500.00


  • Colorado County/Robert R. Wells Airport: AWOS
    Awarded Amount: $14,000.00


Eligible activities for receipt of these funds are outlined in the proposition section of City Ordinance No.12-95. A summary of the eligible uses for these funds may be described as being for the promotion and development of new or expanded enterprise. These include parks, buildings, equipment, facilities, and other improvements required or suited for amateur sports; athletic, entertainment, tourist, convention and public park facilities, including stadiums, ballparks, auditoriums, amphitheaters, concert halls, library/ learning centers, municipal buildings, museum facilities, parking and transportation facilities; and maintenance or operating costs associated with the above projects. Other projects not listed in this summary may also be eligible.


The CCIDC board administers the city’s half-cent 4-B sales tax revenues - approved by voters in 1995 - for economic and community development.

The 2012-2013 Grant Application can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.



Traci Edman, Assistant City Secretary
Columbus Community Industrial Development Corporation
Phone: (979) 732-8282
FAX: (979) 732-8213
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