Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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Grants and Special Assessments


There are a number of programs that provide grants and incentives for specific purposes.

Rural Law Enforcement Grants (SB 22)

This program provides financial assistance to sheriff’s departments, constable’s offices and district and county attorney’s offices in eligible counties to ensure professional law enforcement and legal representation of the people’s interests throughout the state.

Rules and statutes
Other Resources for Rural Communities
The Broadband Development Office

To streamline broadband expansion across the state and allow every Texan to provide feedback about connectivity needs, the Broadband Development Office (BDO) established a robust external engagement process that fosters collaboration with local, regional and tribal entities.

If you would like to learn more about the BDO or provide input related to your community’s unique needs, please take advantage of these engagement opportunities. Your insight is essential to close the digital divide in Texas.

Refer to The Broadband Development Office for program details and BDO Outreach for how you can get involved. is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards

Health Resources & Services Administration

The Health Resources & Services Administration makes grants to organizations to improve and expand health care services for underserved people in a variety of different areas including rural health programs.

Rural Health Information Hub

The Rural Health Information Hub is a product of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy whose goal is to help rural communities and other rural stakeholders access the full range of available programs, funding, and research that can enable them to provide quality health and human services to rural residents.

Texas Department of Agriculture Grants and Services

The Texas Department of Agriculture Grants and Services compiles a variety of programs and funds to help enhance farms, rural business development, help establish permanent jobs, and the production of agriculture.

2021 Federal Funding to Texas
Economic Development Agreements (Chapters 380, 381)

Municipalities and counties are authorized to offer loans and grants of public money to promote state or local economic development and to stimulate, encourage and develop business locations and commercial activity

Resources and statutes
Public Improvement Districts (PIDs)

A PID allows property owners in an area to establish a funding source to pay for new or improved services or infrastructure.

PID Resources and statutes
Municipal Management Districts

These districts are created within existing commercial areas to finance facilities, infrastructure and services beyond those provided by property owners or municipalities.

Municipal Management District Resources and statute

Need Help?

For additional information, contact the Data Analysis and Transparency Division via email or at 844-519-5672.