Grants & Other Assistance

Below are links to various grants and additional information.

Apache Tree Grant Program

Apache Corporation donates trees through its Tree Grant Program to a wide variety of nonprofit and governmental organizations, including cities, counties, schools, parks, universities, youth associations, wildlife refuges and community groups. Applications are accepted once a year.

Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities

Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities provides quick, targeted technical assistance to selected communities using a variety of tools that have demonstrated results and widespread application. The purpose of delivering these tools is to stimulate a discussion about growth and development and strengthen local capacity to implement sustainable approaches.


Call2Recycle is a nationwide organization that works to assist com-munities with battery collection and recycling.

Carton Council

The Carton Council seeks to increase recycling rates of cartons in the U.S. The Carton Council offers free resources to help communities in establishing a carton recycling program.

Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan Program

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund, authorized by the Clean Water Act, provides low-cost financial assistance for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of wastewater, reuse, and stormwater infra-structure.

Community Facilities Direct Loan, Grant and Loan Guarantees

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.

Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

The Agency will make grants to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations, (such as States, counties, cities, townships, and incorporated towns and villages, boroughs, authorities, districts, and Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations) to provide associations Technical Assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs. The Technical Assistance and/or training will assist communities, Indian Tribes, and Nonprofit Corporations to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area. Once those needs have been identified, the Grantee can assist in identifying public and private resources to finance those identified community facility needs.

Economically Distressed Areas Program (EDAP)

The Economically Distressed Areas Program (EDAP) provides financial assistance provide water and wastewater services to economically distressed areas where services do not exist or systems do not meet minimum state standards.

New Technology Implementation Grant (Texas)

The primary objective of the NTIG program is to offset the incremental cost of the implementation of existing technologies that reduce the emission of pollutants from facilities and other stationary sources which may also include energy storage projects in Texas.

Public Space Bin Grants

While most Americans have access to recycling in their homes, finding recycling bins in downtown areas, athletic fields, venues and other “public spaces” can be a challenge. As we are increasing live “on-the-go” lifestyles, research and common sense tell us that people are less likely to recycle if they don’t have a convenient opportunity to do it. The Coca-Cola / Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant is designed to help communities overcome this barrier by providing recycling bins and the promoting the idea that recycling is an activity we do wherever our daily routine takes us.

Regional Solid Waste Grants Program

Program to provide grants to regional councils of governments to fund solid waste management activities and various local and regional projects that help implement solid waste management plans. Application information for the PBRPC region can be found here.

Small Towns Environment Program Fund (STEP Texas)

The STEP program provides funds to eligible applicants for water and sewer infrastructure improvements utilizing self-help methods.

Texas Community Development Block Grant Planning and Capacity
Building Fund

The Planning and Capacity Building Fund is a competitive grant program for local public facility and housing planning activities. Localities apply for financial assistance to prepare a “comprehensive plan” or any of its components. Typical activities regard topics such as: Base Mapping, Land Use, Housing, Population, Economic Development and/or Tourism, Central Business District, Street Conditions, Thoroughfares, Parks and Recreation, Water Distribution and Supply, Wastewater Collection and Treatment, Drainage (streets & flood hazard areas), Gas or Electric Systems (if owned by the locality), Community Facilities, Capital Improvements Program, Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulation. Section 105(a) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, outlines all the generally eligible activities.



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Virginia Belew - Regional Services Director
POB 60660
Midland TX 79711-0660

Roman Alvarez - Program Manager