Grants

Live Music Grant

The City of Celina makes funds available for local businesses in the downtown area of the City of Celina through the Live Music Grant.

Grant Details: 

Downtown businesses may apply for incentives to host live music in their place of business on Friday and/or Saturdays. The number of events and occupancy of the applicant’s place of business will determine the amount of incentives. Factors in determining incentive total includes the number of events and capacity of venue. The total amount of incentives will not exceed $1,000 per venue during the city’s fiscal year, or as amended in future budget years.  

Requirements: 

  • Business must be located within the area designated on the map below.
  • Business must agree to provide feedback on the events and grants process.
  • business must agree to display signage during event of their participation in the program (provided by the City)
  • Business agrees to send selected musician's name and social media tags in a timely manner to marketing@celina-tx.gov to be shared on the Life In Celina TX social media pages.
  • Business agrees to promote their selected musician's event on their businesses social media pages to the best of their ability.
  • Business must send an updated W9 (signed in 2021 and invoice for each musician by the Wednesday before the event to be paid that weekend. Checks will be written to the business to be paid that weekend. Businesses are responsible for paying out the artist. 
  • Proof of:
    • No delinquent taxes
    • No bankruptcy filings
    • Designated music venue area
    • Pending artist agreements/commitments.

Approval Process: 

City of Celina staff will review applications and communicate with applicants of their status within 10 days of submittal. 

Live Music Grant Application

City Awarded Projects

Award Type
Award Date
Project 
Award Amount
Federal Pending  Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF)
Funding water/wastewater CIP projects and technology infrastructure. 
$2,019,331.59
Federal Pending TPWD - Non- Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant Program
Old Celina Park Phase II
$750,000
TxDot 2022 - 2023 TxDot Green Ribbon Program 2023
Landscaping on SH286 from FM 455 to Craig Road
$600,000
Federal August 2021 - December 2024 Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF)
Funding water/wastewater CIP projects and technology infrastructure. 
$2,019,331.59
Federal August 2021 - December 2024 Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF)
Funding water/wastewater CIP projects and technology infrastructure. 
$3,990.84
Federal September 2021 - August 2022 TX Office of the Governor Violence Against Women Program
Third year renewal funding for Family Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator
$100,690
OGG 2021 BG - Rifle - Resistant Body Armor Grant Program (BAPG)
Funding for body armor
$6,896.79
Federal August 2020 TPWD Non-Urban Outdoor Recreation/Small Communities
Old Celina Park Signature Playground
$500,000
Federal August 2020 - July 2023 Recreation Grants Local Parks - Old Celina Park
Signature Playground Project - All Abilities Equipment
$150,000
Federal March 2020 - June 2022 BOR Drought Resiliency Projects
6-Million Gallon Water Storage Tank
$750,000
Federal September 2020 - August 2021 TX Office of the Governor Violence Against Women Program
Second year renewal funding for Family Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator
$70,483.20
Collin County 2020 Collin County Parks and Open Space Grant
Park land throughout Celina
$1,500,000
Federal March 2020 - September 2021 Cares Funding - Collin County - 2nd Trench
Public safety salaries, SB Grants, Fire Equipment
$395,899
Federal March 2020 - September 2020 Cares Funding - Collin County
Public safety salaries, SB Grants, Fire Equipment
$656,581.19
Federal March 2020 - September 2020 Cares Funding - Denton County
Public safety salaries, SB Grants, Fire Equipment
$19,415
Federal September 2019 - August 2020 TX Office of the Governor Violence Against Women Program
First year funding for Family Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator
$70,483.20
Collin County 2019 Collin County Parks and Open Space Grant
Park land throughout Celina
$1,000,000
CoServ 2019 CoServ Foundations Charitable Trust
4 sets of firefighter bunker and wildland gear
$15,930
Federal November 2018 - November 2021 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)
Funding for 18 firefighter/paramedics
$2,557,440