COLUMBUS, TX – The Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation (CCIDC) has selected a recipient for its 2013 - 2014 community grant funds program:
Columbus Garden Club: 2014 Columbus Trash Off Day
Awarded Amount: $2,500.00
- Columbus Garden Club: Downtown Banners
Awarded Amount: $2,250.00
- Boys and Girls Club of Champion Valley - Columbus Unit: After School Program - Qualifying Equipment
Awarded Amount: $9,600.00
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 2013-2014 Grant Application can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.