Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)
04/29/21 5:00 PM CT Receipt
Grants of up to $2,500 per campus and grants of up to $10,000 per school district to Texas public elementary and middle schools and supporting nonprofit organizations in eligible school districts for agriculture-related activities. Funding is intended to improve students' understanding of agriculture through demonstration projects or for other projects designed to foster education and awareness of agriculture.
Urban School Agricultural Grant funds may be used for projects such as but not limited to:
Examples of eligible expenditures are:
a) Personnel costs: Both salary and benefits directly related to project implementation
b) Supplies and direct operating expenses: Items that cost less than $5,000 per unit with a useful life of less than one year that are directly related to the project activities.
c) Contracts: agreements made with educational institutions or private parties to perform a portion of the award
d) Other direct expenses: Other direct expenses that do not fall into the above categories and which are directly related to the proposed activities.
GrantWatch ID#: 124734
School districts and non-profit organizations are limited to a maximum grant award of $10,000 each; a single campus may not receive more than $2,500.
All approved grant projects will have an anticipated grant term of October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email submission of complete application packet to: Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov
Phone: (512) 463-7448
Texas Department of Agriculture
1700 N. Congress, 11th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
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