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In order to be eligible for consideration, the applicant organization, association, or institution must demonstrate that the proposed project/program will serve a distinct and defined segment of the Cameron County public by:"....promoting the physical and mental welfare and education through the establishment, maintenance, and offering of programs fostering education, or recreation, or general health-related services, or otherwise of community benefit." 

Automatically Ineligible Applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Purely religious or non-secular projects/programs.

  • Persons/Entities seeking loans or financial relief for private endeavors.

  • Private individuals seeking funds for purely personal use.

  • For-profit entities or businesses seeking funds for personal/business use.

  • Proposed projects/programs that do not serve a distinct and defined segment of the Cameron County public in accordance with EFI's charter or past practice.

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