Grants & Corporations

Grant Compliance

The Grant Compliance Section of the Management and Finance Department coordinates grant policies and procedures for Bexar County, to include exploration, development, and administration of various entitlement/competitive grant opportunities.

Responsibilities

Grant Compliance is responsible for the coordination, execution, and reporting of the following Bexar County U.S. Department of Justice Grants:

  • Bulletproof Vest Solicitation (BVP)
  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
  • State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP)
  • Texas Indigent Defense Commission Grant (TIDC)

Guidelines

Overall, grant compliance ensures that county offices and departments are not only adhering to all county grant policies and procedures (PDF); but are adhering to the requirements of all awarded grants. All offices and departments that receive awarded grants are subject to programmatic and financial monitoring reviews by the Grant Compliance Section.

Contact Grant Analyst

For additional information please contact Audrey M. Cavazos, Senior Grant Analyst at 210-335-0682 or by email.

CORPORATIONS

The Management and Finance Department coordinates the functions of the Bexar County Housing Finance Corporation, the Bexar County Health Facilities Development Corporation, and the Bexar County Industrial Development Corporation.

Bexar County Housing Finance Corporation

The Bexar County Housing Finance Corporation ("BCHFC") provides grant and loan funding to various agencies and non-profit organizations that directly serve the community's housing for low income families. The BCHFC also acts as a conduit through which to finance single-family and multi-family homes that provide housing for low income families.

Bexar County Health Facilities Development Corporation

The Bexar County Health Facilities Development Corporation ("BCHFDC") was created as a public nonprofit corporation under the Health Facilities Development Act, Chapter 221, Texas Health and Safety Code, as amended (the "Act"). The Act authorizes the Corporation to issue its revenue bonds for the purposes among others, of providing financing and refinancing for health facilities (as defined in the Act). The BCHFC is a special type of non-profit corporation that can be used as a conduit through which to finance, on a taxable or tax-exempt basis, health care facilities which will improve the adequacy, cost, and accessibility of health care, research, and education in Texas. Such facilities generally must be owned and operated by a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity.

Bexar County Industrial Development Corporation

The Bexar County Industrial Development Corporation assists businesses in the acquisition, construction, or improvement of certain facilities used or useful in its trade or business located wholly or partially within the boundaries of Bexar County, Texas, through the issuance of Industrial Development Revenue Bonds pursuant to the Development Corporation Act of 1979, as amended.