The Curry County Community Services Administrator 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: $221,586
- 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: $75,000
- 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: $98,313
- 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: $72,040
- 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): $128,300
- 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: $5,942
- Sponsor youth in Texico, Melrose, Grady and Clovis to conduct litter clean up and beautification projects in their area.
Juvenile Adjudication Grant: $9,000
- The money awarded is used to fund classes and mentoring for juveniles with behavioral issues.
Bulletproof Vest: $3,697.62
- 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: $38,744
- 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.