Annual Sponsors

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Grantworks, Inc.

Planning, housing, and community development services for Texas since 1979.

Over the past 35 years GrantWorks, Inc. has grown to become the leading grant management firm in Texas, primarily assisting the state’s rural cities and counties.  Since its founding, the company has managed over $1 billion in grant funding for more than 300 local government clients working in community and economic development, disaster recovery, planning and housing.  Through its Community Development Department, GrantWorks has aided many Texas communities in implementing infrastructure improvement projects, building community parks, creating jobs, and assisting in disaster recovery GrantWorks also helps communities fund and create comprehensive plans and fund and manage the rehabilitation and reconstruction of single family homes.  A company dedicated to the success of its clients, the GrantWorks team has proved itself adept at navigating complex and often convoluted grant process.  Whether you are seeking assistance with disaster relief or planning an infrastructure project, GrantWorks will work toward your community’s success with unmatched professionalism and dedication.


Grantworks, Inc.
2201 Northland Drive
Austin, Texas 78756
(512) 420-0303 www.grantworks.net


Tech Cumulus

We’re here to bring you extraordinary capabilities and technologies that enable you to focus on your business and not IT.

Tech Cumulus (TC) is a woman-owned Information Technology company providing enterprise-level support, methodologies, and technologies to small-and medium-sized businesses. Keeping the customer’s budget in mind, TC focuses on Managed Services, Special Projects, and solution-based product sales for businesses with fewer than 1,000 users.  With over 15 years of at the intersection of IT and marketing, Tech Cumulus takes care of your IT world so you can take care of your business.  TC offers the customer a choice when it comes to outsourcing their IT Department. Whether it’s supplementing services to an existing IT Department, or becoming the IT Department – Tech Cumulus has the solution for you.


Tech Cumulus
1122 Colorado, Suite 108
Austin, Texas 78701
512-796-7942
www.techcumulus.com


Texas Star Alliance

Shaping Public Policy - Changing Conversations – Protecting Your Interests Before the Legislature and State Agencies

Texas Star Alliance is a bipartisan government affairs and lobby firm based in Austin, Texas that represent clients throughout the State of Texas and across the country.  TSA is a results-driven firm and backed by a track record of success.  Our team represents an unmatched depth of expertise across a broad range of issues and industries, including issues impacting counties, municipalities and businesses working with such.  As a boutique public affairs firm, we pride ourselves on our ability to use creativity and insightfulness to tailor our services to the unique needs of each individual client.  From healthcare to energy policy, to municipal government issues and federal legislation, the breath of experience of our principals allows our firm to represent a multitude of clients on a wide variety of issues.  Whether you need help moving a piece of legislation, navigating through regulatory red tape, or developing a new messaging strategy, Texas Star Alliance offers a fresh and effective approach to public affairs for a variety of clients.


Texas Star Alliance
1122 Colorado St., Ste. 102
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 381-1300
www.texasstaralliance.com


Traylor & Associates

Serving state and local government since 1974. 

TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES is a firm of governmental consultants and planners serving Texas counties and municipalities. The company has operated continuously since 1974, and is considered the oldest firm of its type in the State of Texas, and one of the largest. TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES provides two primary services; 1) the preparation of grant applications to agencies of the State and Federal government; and 2) grant management and compliance documentation services. The firms’ core expertise is in three areas; community and economic development, environmental services, and assisted housing. For more information, please call 903-581-0500.TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES…Always working for your community….ALWAYS.


Traylor & Associates, Inc.
201 Cambridge Rd.
Tyler, Texas 75703
(903) 581-0500
www.grtraylor.com

CenturyLink

Make every connection a strong one

CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company. We strive to enable our customers to transform their businesses and lives through innovative technology solutions. We are an industry leader where technology is continuously advancing and we strive to meet customer expectations while creating opportunities for mutual success.


McLane Intelligent Solutions

Serving Texas Since 1999

McLane Intelligent Solutions provides tailored IT services and support to small and medium-sized Texas businesses and non-profits. Since 1999, organizations across the Lone Star State have relied on our team of IT professionals for worry-free and cost-effective technology solutions that move business forward.

We provide:

  • Around-the-Clock monitoring and management of your network.
  • 24/7 Help Desk and Field Professionals
  • Enterprise-level IT expertise and Texas-friendly service
  • Affordable IT solutions that make sense for your organization
  • A secure online environment for your customers and employees

We understand that Texas leaders need fast and reliable IT support to keep their organizations moving when issues arise. At McLane Intel, we worry about IT so you don’t have to. Call us today at (866) 551-4628 for a complimentary consultation.


Public Management, Inc.

A Champion for Texas Towns

Since 1982, Public Management, Inc. has been dedicated to crafting a service that specifically focuses on the quality of life in rural Texas communities.  Founded on the principles of community engagement and relationship building,

Public Management assists municipalities with professional planning, management, and financial services.

Public Management emphasizes the importance of understanding each community’s unique needs and identifies the most practical, efficient, and sustainable method to accomplish their goals. Through this process Public Management has secured over $450 million in federal funding for its clients to complete community development, economic development, and disaster recovery projects.

With offices strategically located throughout the state, Public Management offers Texas communities an innovative staff dedicated to offering industry-leading, client-based service.

Schneider Electric

A well implemented energy retro‐fit project will deliver energy savings with upgrades in energy efficient equipment. Creating an integrated approach with cost savings and results for municipalities, counties and school districts.

Schneider Electric develops connected technologies and solutions to manage energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.


Schneider Electric
1650 Crosby
Carrolton, Texas 75006
(866) 786-5700
www.schneider-electric.com

 

 



Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative

Providing Dedicated Service to our Members for over 75 years.

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is one of the largest electric cooperatives in Texas and they have been serving central Texas’ electricity needs for over 75 years and counting.  Bluebonnet Electric Coop. is a Texas born company dedicated to bringing Texans safe, efficient, and affordable power by continuously utilizing the most innovative technology available.


Bluebonnet Electric Co-Op
155 Electric Ave.
Bastrop, Texas 78602
(888) 622-2583
www.bluebonnetelectric.coop




Government Capital Corporation

Professionals You Can Trust

Government Capital Corporation offers a broad range of public financing solutions to the municipal marketplace and provides financial solutions tailored to our client's specific needs.



Lone Star College Community Development Institute (CDI)

Improving Communities. Increasing Opportunities

CDI Texas provides practical, interactive, and comprehensive training designed to meet the needs of economic and community development professionals working in a fast paced environment.


Lone Star College

5000 Research Forest Drive, SB.211.A
The Woodlands, TX  77381
Direct: 832.813.6270 | Fax: 832.813.6624
www.lonestar.edu/cli.htm

KSA is an industry leader, providing a broad range of consulting, management, engineering, architecture, planning, surveying, and construction management services for 40 years.


KSA Engineers

Locations in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico

http://ksaeng.com/contact


Retail Strategies

Retail Recruitment is Economic Development

Retail Strategies is a team of retail real estate experts that lock arms with communities seeking economic growth. We provide industry leading research, implement proven strategies, and leverage a deep rolodex of real estate connections.

We function as an extension of a community’s staff to connect the opportunities in their market with expanding business.



Provision Specialized Resources, LLC

An Economically-Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business

The Provision team provides a wide range of management services for collecting grant application information including, information request forms, letters, and databases. Experience includes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) -Disaster Recovery Program Administration and CDBG Program Compliance.


Provision Specialized Resources, LLC
3698 Vernon Dr.
Zachary, LA 70791
(225) 405-1926-C
(225) 654-0891-O
aliceashley@provisionsr.com
www.provisionsr.com

Texas Central is developing a new high-speed passenger rail system that will connect Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston that will provide a travel time of less than 90 minutes.




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