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Expanding the 3E's Grant Program

Sponsor
Texas Department of Agriculture
Deadlines
Dec 6, 2018
Contact

Angelica Soriano
512.463.4406

Crystal Ortegon
512.463.9932
Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov

Purpose

The Expanding the 3E's Grant Program (X3E) increases awareness of the importance of good nutrition, especially for children, and encourage children's health and well-being through education, exercise, and eating healthy. This program is designed to promote better health and nutrition and prevent childhood obesity.

Funds may be used to create, supplement, or extend Texas Farm Fresh farm-to-school activities including, but not limited to:

  • Implementing a garden-based curriculum
  • School garden development or improvement
  • Taste testing activities
  • Developing a garden to plate program to increase the number of garden products served in school meals and snacks
  • Networking events that strengthen local purchasing relationships with Texas farmers and ranchers
  • Experiential learning opportunities, such as field trips to farms or farmers markets
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are public schools in Texas.

Geographic coverage
Texas
Amount of funding

Up to $10,000 per campus. Total funding awarded to a single school district will not exceed $50,000.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application form are available on the program website.

Completed applications may be submitted through:

  • The online form
    (Preferred submission method)
  • Email
    Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov
  • U.S. mail
    Texas Department of Agriculture
    Trade and Business Development- Grants
    P.O. Box 12847
    Austin, TX 78711
  • Courier/hand delivery
    Texas Department of Agriculture
    Trade and Business Development- Grants
    1700 North Congress, 11th Floor
    Austin, Texas 78701
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas



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