Frequently Asked Questions

Decorative text of dice with the letters F. A. Q.Here are some quick and easy answers to the questions our applicants ask the most.

  • When will the next grant cycle begin?

The next grant cycle (2020-21) will begin March 1, 2020.  The application period is NOW OPEN! The Texas Financial Education Endowment is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 TFEE Grant Cycle through midnight on Tueday, December 31, 2019.  The Finance Commission has approved $300,000 for grant awards. The application form, instructions, eligibiility checklist and press release can be found here. 

  • On what can TFEE funds be used?

Grantee may use the grant funds only for allowable expenditures identified in the Grantee’s application and authorized pursuant to the Uniform Grant Management Standards and Texas’ Comptroller of Public Accounts. Grantees will not be reimbursed for a number of items.  Please see Section VII of the Grant Administation & Advisory Policy Manual.

  • What are the areas of focus for TFEE grants?

The TFEE mission is to support statewide financial capability and consumer credit building activities. The fund welcomes funding requests from all organizations that strives to promote the TFEE mission. Priority is given to organizations that implement the following objectives into their programs.

K-12 financial education and capability
Financial coaching
Adult financial education and capability

  • How do I know if my organization is eligible to receive a grant from TFEE?

Non-profit organizations, governmental organizations, schools, and for-profit entities are eligible to apply for grant funding. Funding is not open to financial service providers and entities regulated by the Finance Commission.

  • Who should I contact with questions?

If you would like additional information or have questions please email the TFEE Grant Coordinator.