GO TEXAN Partner Programupdated: December 2014

GO TEXAN Partner Program (GOTEPP) is the Texas Department of Agriculture's (TDA) matching fund program designed to double the money available for current GO TEXAN members to market and promote their Texas agricultural products. Funds may be used for activities promoting the sale of Texas agricultural products.

GOTEPP funds make it possible to try new activities, approach new audiences or roll out a new product and can be used for marketing and promotional activities such as: banners, billboards, brochures, catalogs, design of new materials, magazine advertisements, new trade show booths, newspaper advertisements, postcards, posters, product packaging, products labels, promotional photography, radio advertisements, recipes cards, television advertisements, trade show booth space, travel to tradeshows, websites, and much more!

Deadline: Future cycles are dependent on legislative appropriations. 

Eligibility: 

Producers, commodity boards, cooperatives, restaurants and businesses that promote a Texas agricultural product are current GO TEXAN Tier 2, Tier 3 or Sponsorship members are eligible to apply. An eligible applicant must be a current GO TEXAN Program Tier 2, 3, or sponsorship member in good standing. 

Only proposals from applicants with a GO TEXAN membership in full account status at the time of GOTEPP proposal submission will be considered. Please note: a GO TEXAN membership application takes 2-3 weeks to process and membership upgrades cannot be performed online. For questions or to check on membership status, please contact (877) 99-GOTEX or gotexan@TexasAgriculture.gov. 

All items approved through GOTEPP's competitive process will be required to include the GO TEXAN mark on all materials.  

GOTEPP funds make it possible to try new activities, approach new audiences or roll out a new product and can be used for marketing and promotional activities such as: banners, billboards, brochures, catalogs, design of new materials, magazine advertisements, new trade show booths, newspaper advertisements, postcards, posters, product packaging, products labels, promotional photography, radio advertisements, recipes cards, television advertisements, trade show booth space, travel to tradeshows, websites, and much more!


Contact GO TEXAN Partner Program


Contact GO TEXAN Partner Program

Brenda Tharp
Texas Department of Agriculture
Marketing and International Trade
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, Texas  78711
Phone: (512) 463-6908/6695
Toll Free: (877) 99-GOTEX


 

Service Area

Statewide Program in:
  • Texas

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