Texans Feeding Texans - Surplus Agricultural Products Grant Program

Texas Department of Agriculture


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Aug 24, 2019 3:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Texas

Location of residency: Texas

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Overview:

The Texans Feeding Texans: Surplus Agricultural grant program was established to provide surplus agricultural products to food banks and other charitable organizations that serve needy or low-income individuals. TDA awards grant funding to help offset the costs of harvesting, gleaning and transporting Texas products to Texas food banks.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible for the grant program applicants must:
    • Be a non-profit organization
    • Have at least 5 years of experience coordinating a statewide network of food banks and charitable organizations that serve all 254 counties in Texas
    • operate a program that coordinates the collection and transportation of surplus agricultural products to a statewide network of food banks that provide food to needy or low-income individuals