Robert W. Buffington Community Service Grant
The City of Plano recognizes the need for community services with the City and, for this reason, makes funds available for social services. The majority of these funds will be granted to agencies that provide for emergency needs for Plano residents, such as food, shelter, clothing, and preventive health care.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grants
The City of Plano receives funding annually from HUD as a participating jurisdiction in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) programs. Funds are spent in accordance with the 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan.
The City of Plano offers the Heritage Preservation Grant to local nonprofit organizations that support heritage preservation and heritage tourism in Plano. Grant funds may be used for projects consisting of historical programming, historic preservation advocacy, and some historic restoration projects.