Food Bank Capacity Building Grant

Executive Summary

TDA has awarded grants for the Food Bank Capacity Building Grant to make strategic and targeted investments in food bank infrastructure, partner capacity, technology, and equipment to build capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


In Section 7 of Senate Bill 8 of the Third Called Special Session, the 87th Texas Legislature appropriated $95,000,000 to Grantor from money received by the State of Texas from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund (42 U.S.C. Section 802) established under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2) and deposited to the credit of the Coronavirus Relief Fund No. 325 for the purpose of providing supplemental funding to food banks in response to the coronavirus pandemic during the two-year period beginning on the effective date (November 8, 2021).

Julia Rico
Grant Specialist

Mindy Fryer