Governor Greg Abbott announced a new application category opening for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant (TTIR) program through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism beginning September 1 at 9 AM CT and closing September 15 at 5 PM CT.

In accordance with SB 30 each approved program applicant may now receive up to $250k in total from the TTIR program. Applicants who received an award during Categories 1-5 are eligible to reapply for funding under Category 6. Those who previously received funding are eligible for up to $250k in total funds, which includes the amount of their previous award. Applicants who have not previously been approved or awarded for the TTIR Program must create a new submission under Category 6.

Applicants must submit supporting documents along with their application to demonstrate compliance with grant and eligibility requirements. Eligibility and grant application details, deadlines, frequently asked questions, and the TTIR application portal can be found here.