Awarded organizations must serve San Marcos residents, but not all were based in San Marcos, according to Interim Finance Director Victoria Runkle.
The Southside Community Center will receive the largest sum, with a distribution of $78,000, followed by the Hays Caldwell Women's Center, with $63,000, and the Greater San Marcos Youth Council, with $57,000.
Community Development Block Grant
In a separate Dec. 2 vote, City Council also approved an action plan for the distribution of $722,794 in federal grant funds through the 2020-21 San Marcos Community Development Block Grant Action Plan.
The city's CDBG program administration will take $143,890—or roughly 20%—of the grant's funding.
Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos will receive $268,000; $127,248 will go toward City Community Initiatives; $100,000 will be distributed to the Southside Community Center; CASA will receive $60,000; and Habitat for Humanity will get $23,656.