Round XII Funding Cycle

The 87th Texas Legislature has allocated $25 million for the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program (THCPP) for the FY 2022-23 biennium. Round XII funding offers an opportunity for THCPP program participants to restore the historic integrity of these cherished symbols of local government while upgrading the buildings to meet modern requirements. The program may award construction grants for full restoration and rehabilitation, planning grants for developing architectural construction documents, and emergency grants to repair or prevent catastrophic damage.

Eligible participants include those counties that currently have an approved Courthouse Preservation Master Plan (see list).

Completed applications are due by 5pm, May 13, 2022

If you have questions regarding this grant cycle, please contact the program staff member assigned to your county.

                              Schedule for Grant Application


The Round XII Application Guide and application form will be available November 5, 2021. Until the Round XII application guide is made available, we recommend using last cycle's resources, listed below, to anticipate the type of information that will be required for the Round XII application. We will request that all Round XII grant applicants submit applications in digital format. 

The Round XI Scoring criteria includes one new criterion related to the the applicant’s revenue capacity, otherwise the same 21 scoring criteria apply.

The Round XI Estimated Project Budget Form excel sheet MUST be used in place of the PDF from the application in order to auto-calculate some of the figures.

The Round XI Timeline Presentation expands on the application timeline.

The Comptroller's County Rates Levies provides the figures for part XVII of the application (refer to column "General Fund and Road & Bridge Taxable Value").

Also below is a link to the THCPP Round XI Application Procedures and Forms fillable document. It explains what information is needed in the application itself including background, a project description and current estimate project budget. It addition to a Full restoration grant, it may be used to request an emergency and planning grants. Please submit the Round XI Estimated Project Budget Form excel sheet (link above) in place of the budget form within the application form. 

Round XI Application Guide Round XI Application Procedures and Forms

Completed applications are due by 5pm, May 13, 2022

If you have questions regarding this grant cycle, please contact the program staff member assigned to your county.