Funding for Community Organizations
Kids in the kitchenUSDA and TDA offer a many grants that can assist community members looking to strengthen their impact on food distribution and access in Texas. Farm Fresh activities are taking root all across the state and schools, child care centers, and summer sites are in need of community advocates and partners. Community members can help in many ways including, but not limited to talking with administration about bringing farm fresh activities to your school or child care center, volunteering in a school garden, or offering your expertise on topics related to farm fresh.

USDA Farm to School Grants  Maximize 

Sustainable Agriculture Grant  Maximize 

Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program  Maximize 

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Grants  Maximize 

For additional funding opportunities, visit TDA’s Grants and Services Web page and the Overview of USDA grants by agency.

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