McKinney Community Development Corporation board members will consider the following information when evaluating applications:
  • Application was completed in full
  • Availability of grant funds 
  • Applicant’s funding history 
  • Eligibility under state law
  • Alignment with MCDC mission and strategic priorities
  • Alignment with City of McKinney strategic priorities
  • Evidence of public and private financial support
  • Potential to achieve Project / Promotion / Community Event goals
  • Positive impact on McKinney 
  • Significant return on investment 
  • Applicant’s strength and stability – healthy finances, sound business plan, strong mission and programs, proven results, stable staff