Disaster Relief Fund

Cities and counties may apply following a disaster declaration or for qualifying urgent infrastructure needs.

NOTE: Disaster Fund (DR) Exhausted
As of 8/31/2015, TDA has received 25 applications for Disaster Relief funding, exhausting all available DR funds. TDA will decline any further applications for DR assistance at this time. TDA anticipates accepting DR applications again beginning 2/1/2016 for disaster events that were declared within 12 months of the application's submission.




Non-entitlement cities under 50,000 in population and non-entitlement counties that have a non-metropolitan population under 200,000 and are not eligible for direct CDBG funding from HUD may apply for funding through any of the Texas CDBG programs.


  • Grants range from $50,000 to $350,000
  • Addresses emergency situations
  • Requires official disaster status declaration
  • More details