Grant Program - Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG)

The Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program (DEAAG) is an infrastructure grant program designed to assist defense communities that have been positively or negatively impacted by a change or announced change by the Department of Defense. DEAAG funding is available to local municipalities, counties, defense base development authority, junior college districts and Texas State Technical College campuses, and regional planning commissions representing these communities. DEAAG funding is available to meet matching requirements for federal funding. Grants awarded may range from $50,000 to $5 million per project.

Download the DEAAG Application in PDF Format

Applications will be available starting Wednesday, September 1, 2021 and will be due Friday, November 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM CST. The grants will be awarded January 11, 2022. Any application received after this time will be ineligible for consideration. If you have trouble submitting your application, please contact us before the deadline.

$15 million is available for this round. Please note that all submitted applications must be 50 pages or less. Additional pages will be deleted. DEAAG scoring will be based on the following criteria: military value, project completion, dual military/community benefit, National Defense Strategy, new missions, resiliency, cost efficiency, significance of impact, and funding contributions.

For additional information regarding the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program, please send a message to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

View the DEAAG Program Brochure

View the Texas Administrative Code and Rules to the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program