City Human Services Grants


The City of San Marcos Human Services Advisory Board is currently reviewing applications from human services agencies, which are defined as organizations that seek to improve the quality of their clients’ lives by providing, facilitating, or recommending support for an array of basic, social, physical health, housing, and mental health services to clients in need within the community. 

This year, the City has allocated $500,000 for human services grants. 

Click here for a presentation about the application process 

Click here for Evaluation Criteria 

Click here for Risk Assessment Criteria 

The Board meets every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. during September and part of October 

Click here for Meeting Calendar


Click here to view agendas and links to participate in the meetings.



Any Baby Can: Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECI)

Austin Habitat for Humanity: Housing Counseling Program

Bobcat Pride: Jeremy O. Torres Emergency Stabilization Fund (JOTESF)

CASA: Advocacy for San Marcos Abused and Neglected

Cenikor: Prevention of Substance Abuse

Cenikor: Youth Recovery Community

Hands of Hope

Hays County Child Protective Board

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center: Non-residential Family Violence and Transitional Housing Program

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center: Roxanne's House Program

Hays-Caldwell Women's Center: Sexual Assault and Abuse Program

Community Action/Meals on Wheels Rural Capital Area: Meals on Wheels Rural Capital Area

Communities in Schools of Central Texas: Mental Health & Wellness Counseling Program in San Marcos CISD

Community Action, Inc of Central Texas: San Marcos Senior Citizen Center

Community Organization Reaching Neighbors: Health Resource Center

Central Texas Dispute Resolution Center: Reaching Out to Those in Need

First Baptist Church NBC: FBNBC Outreach Ministry

Hays County Food Bank: Public Food Distribution

Girls Empowerment Network: Girl Connect

Greater San Marcos Youth Council: Children's Shelter

Greater San Marcos Youth Council: Family and Youth Success

Hill Country Country MHMR Center: San Marcos Community Support  

Homeless Outreach Mitigation and Emergency Center: HOME Center Emergency Motel Program

Minorities for Equality in Economy, Education, Liberty and Justice: Iron Sharpens Iron

Nosotros la Gente: NLG Coats Program

Nosotros la Gente: "Viva Zapatos" Shoe Drive

Pet Prevent a Litter of Central Texas: PALS, Helping Underserved People for a Healthy Community

Rough Draft: Superhero Art Project

The Salvation Army San Marcos & Hays County: Emergency Assistance

School Fuel: Weekend Food Support for Hungry Children in the SMCISD 

SMCISD School-Age Parenting Program "Follow up and Recovery Program": Post Pandemic At-Risk

San Marcos Housing Authority: SMHA Resident Services - Service Coordination 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Emergency services to the poor and needy in the San Marcos area

Southside Community Center

Southside Community Center: Specific Assistance

Southside Community Center: Transitional Center

Treasured Protege: Protege Program

San Marcos Youth Bureau Agency, Inc


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