HOW DOES IT WORK?
The POWER Act charges the comptroller with establishing and overseeing a disaster relief grant program.
Local governments, like our cities and counties, may seek funding from the comptroller through this grant program to provide direct financial assistance to eligible residents. Local governments may also contract with nonprofit organizations to help them administer this relief program.
We saw how non-profits stepped up to fill the void and meet the basic needs of Texans. These organizations, more than anyone, understand the financial hardship Texans are facing.