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Surplus Agriculture Serving Students (SASS)
Deadline:  received by TDA before close of business (5:00 p.m. CT) on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. See official request for grant application for submission instructions. 

Program Purpose:
In accordance with House Bill 1, 84rd Regular Legislative Session, 2015, (General Appropriations Act) Article VI, page 8, Rider 27, funds have been appropriated to the Grantor for the purpose of the Surplus Agriculture Serving Students Grant Program (Program). The purpose of the program is to provide surplus agricultural products to low income students and their families and offer corresponding educational activities.

Eligibility:
Grant applications will be accepted from any organization able to effectively administer a program that provides surplus agricultural products to low income students and their families and offer corresponding educational activities.  This may include, but is not limited to non-profit organizations that have been determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be exempt from taxation pursuant to Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, Texas independent school districts or charter schools.   

Contact
Brenda Tharp
(512) 463-6695
Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov