Texas Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

2023 Speciality Crop Block Grant Program

Proposals Due: February 2, 2023

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is pleased to announce the competitive solicitation to award 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funds for projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of Texas specialty crops.
The Request for Application (RFA), application link, project profile template and financial capability questionnaire  may be found on TDA’s website under Grants & Services, www.TexasAgriculture.gov.



Responses will be accepted from Texas state agencies, universities, institutions, and producer, industry, or community-based organizations involved with, or that promote specialty crops.

  • Grant applications must demonstrate that they will enhance the competitiveness of a Texas specialty crop industry.
  • Grant funds may only be used for activities benefiting specialty crops.
  • Grant funds must benefit more than one individual, institution or organization.
  • Grant funds will not be awarded for projects that solely benefit a particular commercial product or provide a profit to a single organization, institution or individual.



For questions regarding SCBGP, please contact Kat Neilson, Grant Coordinator, at (512) 463-6695 or by email at Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov