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Establishing 3E's Grant and Healthier CACFP Gold Award

" September 30, 2021 - TDA conducted orientation for the seven grantees receiving Establishing the 3E’s Grant funds.
September 30, 2021 - TDA conducted orientation for the seven grantees receiving Establishing the 3E’s Grant funds.

A total of $174,801 will be used at 18 sites. These grantees were selected from the 40 applications TDA received. The child care providers will use the grants to improve menus for kids, provide agricultural education such as gardens and provide nutrition education or increase physical activity.

Congratulations to our recipients: 
  • Child Care Associates - Fort Worth, TX
  • Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
  • Mainspring Schools  - Austin, TX
  • Head Start of Greater Dallas Inc. - Dallas, TX
  • Community Family Centers / Los Ninos Montessori - Houston, TX
  • CEJ3 Samonte-DeJesus, LLC - San Antonio, TX
  • Boys Club of Pharr, Inc. - Pharr, TX


Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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Commissioner Sid Miller

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