Disaster preparedness, replacement seating at the EMC Senior Center, and equipment to assist several youth sports programs are just a few of the Community Development Grants recently approved by the East Montgomery County Improvement District Board of Directors. EMCID’s grants are open to nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded twice a year. Matching funds are not required but are encouraged. EMCID directors presented grant checks to 12 nonprofit organizations and three governmental agencies during their Dec. 9 board meeting. The 2019 Fall Grants were awarded to the following organizations: City of Roman Forest Police Department, City of Splendora Police Department, EMC Swim Team, FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center, Friends of R.B. Tullis Library, Heaven’s Army of Resources, Mission Northeast, the EMC Senior Center, New Caney High School Cheer Booster Club, New Caney New Horizons, Piney Woods Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization, Pineywoods VFW, Porter High School Spartan Women’s Basketball, Splendora High School Project Graduation, and Splendora Youth Baseball Association. Applications are online at emctx.com. The deadline to submit them for the spring round of grants is Monday, March 30.
EMCID directors approve 15 community development grants
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