TDA Announces TEFAP Grant Recipients

Published: 49 days ago
" October 20, 2022 - In June 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) awarded the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) $3,759,351 from the Build Back Better (BBB) Reach and Resiliency grant to apply towards the State Distributing Agency (SDA) and Eligible Recipient Agency (ERA) projects in Texas. The initiative’s key objective is to expand the reach of the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) into remote, rural, Tribal, and/or low-income areas that are underserved by the program. TDA has announced the six Grant Recipients in the first round of the TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grants.
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October 20, 2022 - The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) announced in June 2022, it received funding from the Build Back Better (BBB) Reach and Resiliency grant to apply towards the State Distributing Agency (SDA) and Eligible Recipient Agency (ERA) projects in Texas.

TDA has announced the six Grant Recipients of the 1st Round of the TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grants. See the full announcement by clicking here TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grant - Awardee Announcement.

Grant Recipients

Central Texas Food Bank, Inc.

$475,991.00

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger

$895,733.19

Houston Food Bank

$537,045.85

San Antonio Food Bank

$300,000.00

South Plains Food Bank, Inc

$257,413.64

South Texas Food Bank

$655,925.00

Grant Recipients Totals:

$3,122,108.68


Agency Contact:
Questions regarding the program (technical) requirements must be directed to the Grant Manager, Sylvia Garrett at Sylvia.Garrett@TexasAgriculture.gov



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