McKinney Community Development Corporation board members will consider the following information when evaluating applications:

  • Application was completed in full.
  • Availability of FY 19 grant funds.
  • Eligibility under state law.
  • Applicant’s funding history.
  • Alignment with MCDC mission and strategic priorities.
  • Alignment with City of McKinney strategic priorities.
  • Evidence of public and private financial support in addition to grant request submitted to MCDC.
  • Potential to achieve Project / Retail Development Infrastructure / Promotional / Community Event goals.
  • Potential positive impact on McKinney.
  • Potential for significant return on investment.
  • Applicant’s sustainability, including but not limited to healthy finances, sound business plan, strong mission and programs, proven results and stable staff.