TARC e-Learning: Grants Management Series #1 – ARPA/IIJA 101


Grants Management Series #1 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) funding is being distributed rapidly to state and local government agencies. However, many recipients are new to federal grant funding or overwhelmed with the requirements associated with these funding programs. During this session, Rachel Werner and MJ White, grants … Continued

TARC e-Learning: They Did What? Using Grant Programs to Enhance Regional Preparedness


The North Central Texas Council of Governments Emergency Preparedness Department has facilitated several regional projects that have resulted in valuable resources that can be used by stakeholders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. These projects assist our stakeholders in elevating their Emergency Management Programs by providing templates, guidance, and resource lists that can be … Continued

TARC e-Learning: Older Americans Month Series – How Community Health Workers (CHWs) Improve Services to Older Adults in Underserved Hispanic/Latino Communities


Older Americans Month Series #3 MHP Salud's Program Director, Shannon Patrick, will join us to discuss their ACL-funded Minority Technical Assistance Resource Center. She will introduce the Community Health Worker (CHW) profession and the CHW role in improving services to older Hispanic/Latino adults within AAAs. She will share examples of CHW-led programming for Hispanic/Latino communities … Continued

TARC e-Learning: Older Americans Month Series – Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs (TDHCA) Older Adult Low Income Assistance Programs


Older Americans Month Series #4 The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs (TDHCA) will present the purpose, type of assistance, eligibility, and how to apply for the following programs that serve low income elderly or disabled households: Texas Mortgage Assistance Program (TMAP) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Food Distribution Housing Stability Services (HSS) Legal Assistance … Continued

TARC Board of Directors & Executive Directors’ Council Meeting

The Texas Association of Regional Councils will be gathering in person once again! Please mark your calendars to join us in Beaumont June 9-10, 2022 for the TARC Board of Directors & Executive Directors' Council Meeting. Hotel Reservations We have a number of meetings and activities planned and have secured a block of rooms at … Continued

TARC e-Learning Grants Management Series #2: Internal Controls and Risk Management


Grants Management Series #2 In the 2nd session of our annual grants management series, presenters will discuss the components of grants management internal controls policies and procedures that the federal government requires. As a recipient (and subrecipient) of federal government funding, you are required to create internal controls to ensure compliance with 2 CFR 200 … Continued

2022 Aging in Texas Conference

El Paso Convention Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso

Join us this August 17-19, 2022 for the  Aging in Texas Conference (AiTC) in El Paso. We are officially back in person and so excited to see you! The Aging in Texas Conference (AiTC) is an annual conference with educational programming beneficial for anyone involved with caring for Texas older adults, from administrators to service providers. … Continued

TARC e-Learning Grants Management Series #4: Subrecipient Monitoring


Grants Management Series #4 A large portion of federal funding often goes to an entity’s subrecipients to carry out the work associated with the program. This recipient-subrecipient dynamic is riddled with many challenges, especially when ensuring compliance with 2 CFR 200. During this session, we’ll discuss the procurement requirements for subrecipients, how best to manage … Continued