2012 TDA Young Farmer Grants Program

2012 TDA Young Farmer Grants Program

Pursuant to the Texas Agriculture Code, Section 58.011, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is requesting applications for the Young Farmer Grant program (YFGP). The YFGP is administered by TDA under the direction of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority (TAFA). The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance in the form of dollar-for-dollar matching grant funds to those persons 18 years or older but younger than 46 years of age that are engaged or will be engaged in creating or expanding an agricultural business in Texas.

Eligibility.
Grant applications will be accepted from any person 18 years or older but younger than 46 years of age that is engaged or will be 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 proposed project.


Application Requirements.
Funding Parameters:
The TAFA Board of Directors (board) anticipates funding in an amount of $150,000 for grants not less than $5,000 and not to exceed $10,000 per grant application. Recipients will have up to two years to expend grant funds.

For More information go to: http://www.texasagriculture.gov/GrantsServices/RuralEconomicDevelopment/TexasAgriculturalFinanceAuthority/YoungFarmerGrant.aspx

Last Updated on 2012 April 19,Thursday 13:40
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