DeSoto, TX - On December 30, 2020, NDC mailed out the final checks for residents and businesses approved under the DeSoto Grant Program. A total of 145 residents received assistance in the Residential Assistance Program and 50 businesses received funding in the Business Assistance Program.

In addition, four local Food Pantries received grants to enhance their food outreach operations.

At the close of the program, over $1.0 million in assistance was granted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of DeSoto currently has $941,000 dollars in grant funding available and is working with Council Members and staff of the CARES Ad Hoc Committee to create a plan to allocate remaining funding for multiple programs through December 31, 2021.

Residents who are in need of housing assistance can apply to the Dallas County Emergency Housing Assistance Program.