Deadline: Closed. Grants submitted in May 2014 are still under review.
Next anticipated application availability early Fall 2014
Provides grants to young agricultural producers who are starting or expanding agricultural businesses in Texas.
Who can apply?
Grant applications will be accepted from any person who is at least 18 years of age but younger than 46 years of age and engaged in creating or expanding agriculture in Texas. The applicant must be able to make dollar-for-dollar matching expenditures to sustain, create or expand the project.
- Grant awards range from $5,000 to $10,000
- Grant program offered twice per year
- Grant funds may not be used toward capital purchases that exceed $5,000
- Applicant must be able to make dollar-for-dollar matching expenditures