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Texans Feeding Texans: Home-Delivered Meals Grant Program

Grants to Texas Nonprofits and Agencies for
Meal Delivery Services to the Elderly and Disabled

GrantWatch ID#: 137903
Agency Type:


Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

11/01/16 5:00 PM CT

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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations and government agencies providing home-delivered meal services to homebound individuals, including the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Applications are invited from existing programs in need of supplemented or extended funding.


The anticipated project start date is February 1, 2017. The project end date is January 31, 2018.

To be eligible for HDM funds, an applying organization must meet the following criteria:

- Must be a governmental agency or a nonprofit private organization that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(a), Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of that code, that is a direct provider of home-delivered meals to the elderly or persons with disabilities in this state;

- If a nonprofit private organization, must have a volunteer board of directors;

- Must implement and enforce nondiscrimination practices;

- Must have an accounting system or fiscal agent approved by the county in which it provides meals;

- Must have a system to prevent the duplication of services to the organization’s clients;

- Must agree to use funds received under this section only to supplement and extend existing services related directly to home-delivered meal services;

- Must have received a grant from the county in which the organization provides meals; Must submit the grant application using the form provided by TDA;

- Must submit a completed county resolution form, as provided by TDA;

- Must strictly comply with HDM rules adopted by TDA (4 TAC §§1.950 - 1.962); program guidelines and policies; and the HDM grant application and agreement; and

- Must provide current health inspection before grants funds are awarded.

- Application Availability: September 2016
- TDA to Begin Accepting Applications: September 1, 2016
- Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
- Anticipated Start Date of Project: February 1, 2017
- End Date of Project: January 31, 2018

Applications may be submitted through the online form (preferred), by email, or mailed. Electronic applications are due by 5:00 PM CT on the deadline date. Hard copy applications must be postmarked by the deadline.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Applications may be sent to TDA at either of the following addresses:

By U.S. Mail:
Texas Department of Agriculture
Trade & Business Development - Grants
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX 78711

By Overnight or Hand Delivery:
Texas Department of Agriculture
Trade & Business Development- Grants
1700 North Congress, 11th Floor
Austin, Texas 78701

Direct questions to:

April Berry, HDM Grant Coordinator
(512) 463-9932

Mindy Fryer, Grant Coordinator
(512) 463-6908

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