ABOUT THE AFWA CULINARY GRANT PROGRAM:

Launching into its fifth year of supporting culinary innovation and community giveback through its one-of-a-kind grant program, the Austin Food & Wine Alliance will award  grants this year to selected organizations/individuals for the purpose of culinary innovation that contributes to the Austin and/or Central Texas community.

 

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Grant Eligibility — Grant recipients must meet the following criteria:
  • Food and beverage artisans, producers, chefs/culinary professionals farmers, wine-, beer- and spirit-makers, and food-focused non-profits serving the Austin and or Central Texas Community
  • Must be located in Central Texas (within the following counties): Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Gillespie, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hays, Kerr, Kendall, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason, Travis and Williamson
  • Must demonstrate how the grant will be used for culinary innovation
  • Must demonstrate community giveback and/or show the impact the initiative will have on the community
  • Represent fiduciary responsibility and transparency
  • Must follow the reporting and accountability guidelines
  • Agree to participate in PR and social media initiatives to promote AFWA & Grant Program
  • Agree to AFWA website presence and mutual promotion of AFWA & Grant Program
  • Must provide three written reference letters as to why you or your organization should receive an AFWA grant and detail the reference’s relationship


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