CAPER Report Details Grant Funding
Learn how federal grants have benefited the community this year, and let the city know how future grant funds should be allocated.
Each year, the City of Fort Worth receives grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to expand opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents. The city's Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report shows how these funds were spent.
Highlights of this year’s report include:
- $1.6 million in construction of new, affordable homes for individuals and families.
- $529,000 in down payments and closing costs to help homebuyers.
- Educational services to help low-income residents find employment.
- Emergency shelter for the homeless.
- Transportation services for seniors.
- Coaching, mentoring and counseling for youth.
View the draft 2019-2020 CAPER report(PDF, 6MB) and submit your comments through December 15, including how you’d like to see funds benefit the community next year.
To learn more, contact Sharon Burkley at Sharon.Burkley@fortworthtexas.gov or call (817) 392-7585.
Use of Federal Funds
The following provides information related to the City of Fort Worth’s use of federal grant funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
HUD Grants Training
On Nov. 13-14, 2019, the Compliance & Planning Division hosted a HUD Grants Training Workshop at Trinity Habitat for Humanity. The workshop provided nonprofit organizations with an opportunity to gain knowledge and information to prepare for the City of Fort Worth HUD Grant application process.