Community Grant Program

About the Program

The Community Grant Program is divided into two types of grants: Project Assistance Grants and Matching Grants.

Project Assistance Grants

In 2023, the Williams County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to make a total of $800,000 in Project Assistance Grants available through its Community Grant Program. A maximum of $800,000 is available across two grant funding cycles for the purpose of financially assisting community projects that have a public purpose and aim to improve quality of life, preserve historic sites, buildings or artifacts, fulfill an essential community need (e.g., daycare, recreation), and enhance community programming in Williams County.

Cycle 1: $500,000 Cycle 2: $300,000
Application open: January 18, 2023
Application deadline: 5 pm CT on February 22, 2023
Award date: March 21, 2023
Application open: August 1, 2023
Application deadline: 5 pm CT on September 12, 2023
Award date: October 17, 2023

Matching Grants

In 2023, the Williams County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is making $200,000 in Matching Grants available through its Community Grant Program. Applications for a Matching Grant will be accepted on a rolling basis with a final deadline of November 13, 2023, unless the available grant funds are depleted sooner. A maximum of $200,000 is available for the purpose of financially assisting community projects that require a match of funds to fulfill the requirements of a different grant program administered by a federal, state, or local government organization, or other entity. Applications will be available on January 18, 2023.

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