Texas Econ Dev: TTIR Grant Program Category 4 Application Window Now Open

 Graphic for TTIR Grant Program Category 4 – Food Service & Drinking Places

News Release from Office of the Governor’s Texas Economic Development & Tourism as of Monday, October 31st 2022:

Dear Texas Travel Industry Stakeholders, Small Businesses & Economic Development Partners:

As of November 1, 2022, the application window for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR) will open for businesses in Food Services & Drinking Places (NAICS 722). The application window for this category will run through November 22, 2022.

The TTIR Program, launched in July, was established to provide one-time reimbursement grants of up to $20,000 for the recovery of Texas businesses in the tourism, travel and hospitality industries that were negatively impacted due to COVID-19. These one-time grants are to reimburse eligible costs to qualifying businesses.

Due to the size of the industry and the high number of potential applicants, applications are being accepted in phases by industry sector identified by NAICS code. The chart below outlines the application windows for each industry category.

Category Application Window NAICS Code Industry
1 Closed 312120 Breweries; Microbreweries
312130 Wineries
312140 Distilleries
5615 Travel Arrangement & Reservation Services; Convention & Visitors Bureaus
561920 Convention & Trade Show Organizers; Event & Meeting Planning Services
7212 RV Parks & Recreational Camps; Campgrounds
2 Closed 71 Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
3 Closed 7211 Traveler Accommodation: Hotels & Motels; Bed & Breakfast
4 November 1 – November 22, 2022 722 Food Services & Drinking Places
5 If funds remain after the first four phases a fifth phase will revisit any unfunded applications to award the remaining funds.

For eligibility and grant application details, deadlines, FAQs and a video tutorial, click the link below, or download the TTIR Program one-pager.

More Information on TTIR Program

We greatly appreciate your help in sharing this important resource with your network for the continued recovery of the Texas travel, tourism and hospitality industries. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the TTIR Program staff at tourismrecoverygrant@gov.texas.gov.

Thanks for all you do for the great state of Texas!


Adriana Cruz
Executive Director
Texas Economic Development & Tourism
Office of the Governor