The Curry County Administrative Services Coordinator continually seeks funding for many programs and services offered by Curry County. Some of the successful grants that aid our programs and development of the County include; the DWI Program, which supports Compliance, Prevention, Coordinator, Enforcement and Teen Court; Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Foster Grant Parents (FGP); Curry County Health Council Services; Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); and several beautification grants.
For more information click here to see the FY2019 Grants Department Report.
Local DWI Distribution: $212,749
- Money awarded through the Local DWI Distribution is used to fund: DWI educational material, programs with the Youth Services of Curry County, DWI Checkpoints in Curry County, Curry County Court Compliance, Teen Court and staff expenses.
- Positive Action is used by Youth Services to teach elementary and middle school students how alcohol and drugs effect the body and how to make good life choices
- Teen Court, funded by LDWI, is an alternative sentencing system for juveniles who are in legal trouble.
- Please click here for more information.
Local DWI Grant: $68,000
- Money awarded through the Local DWI Grant is used to fund: DWI and Domestic Violence Treatment, as well as enforcement activities by the Texico Police Department, New Mexico State Police and Curry County Sheriff’s Department.
Foster Grandparent Program: $85,829
- Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) allows volunteers, ages 55 and older, into the schools to work on-on-one with students with special needs. FGP will reimburse volunteers for the mileage, meals, and a small stipend for hours worked. Please click here for more information.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program: $58,036
- Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) connects volunteers to work stations where the focus is to better our community through service projects such as delivering meals to those in need, tax assistance, and assisting veterans in our area. RSVP will reimburse volunteers for mileage and meals. Please click here for more information.
Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP): $163,760
- The Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) is dedicated to improving and maximizing the impact of Curry County’s substance abuse prevention system and seeks to build the capacity of the county’s prevention providers to deliver effective prevention services aimed at reducing alcohol, tobacco and prescription opioid abuse. Please click here for more information.
New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Grant: $2,487
- Sponsor youth in Texico, Melrose, Grady and Clovis to conduct litter clean up and beautification projects in their area.
Juvenile Adjudication Grant: $7,000
- The money awarded is used to fund classes and mentoring for juveniles with behavioral issues.
Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC): $27,637
- Allocated federal and state grant funds are used for the following purposes: advocates for the prevention of delinquency, alternatives to secure detention, improvement of the juvenile justice system and the development of a continuum of graduated sanctions for juveniles in local communities.
Bulletproof Vest: $4,260
- Provides a 50% match to purchase new bulletproof vests for our Sheriff Officers.
Curry County Health Council: $4,730
- A forum that links individuals and agencies within the community to information and resources. Please click here for more information.
COPS Hiring Program: $42,890
- Provides funding to hire one career law enforcement officer to increase community policing capacity, crime prevention efforts, and address threats and possible threats to our public safety.
New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board Grant: $2,913
- The New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board (NMHRAB) receives funds from the New Mexico Legislature and the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to fund its Historical Records Grant program for improving preservation of and access to New Mexico's historical records.
Curry County is using this grant funding to convert marriage license records to digital images. Marriage licenses are an important part of a community’s history and are often used to determine official identification, benefits, genealogy and property ownership.
Adult Falls Prevention Program: $1,000
- New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) established an Older Adult Falls Task Force in 2013. Two initiatives were created to reduce the rate of fall-related deaths of adults 65 years and older. The Adult Falls Program primary prevention was designed to reduce falls and related injuries. The secondary prevention was established to prevent older adults, who experienced a fall-related fracture, from falling again.
State Homeland Security Grant Program: $32,311
- The State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) is a core assistance program that provides funds to build capabilities at the State, local, tribal, and territorial levels, to enhance our national resilience to absorb disruptions and rapidly recover from incidents both natural and man-made as well as to implement the goals and objectives included in State homeland security strategies and initiatives in their State Preparedness Report (SPR).
Curry County is using this grant program to enhance Cybersecurity with the mission of protecting our Infrastructure and Systems.