Starting September 1-15, 2023, a new application category will open for theTexas Travel Industry Recovery Grant (TTIR) Program, administered through EDT’s Economic Development Finance Division.

Applicants who received an award during Categories 1-5 are eligible to reapply for funding under Category 6. Those who previously received funding are eligible for up to $250,000 in total funds, which includes the amount of their previous award. Applicants who have not previously been approved or awarded for the TTIR Program must create a new submission under Category 6.

As in previous categories, the following NAICS codes will be accepted in Category 6. For full eligibility details and eligible costs for reimbursement, please refer to the FAQs page.

  • Passenger Car Rental
  • Scenic & Sightseeing Transportation, Other
  • Scenic & Sightseeing Transportation, Water
  • Scenic & Sightseeing Transportation, Land
  • Charter Bus Industry
  • Inland Water Passenger Transportation
  • Coastal & Great Lakes Passenger Transportation
  • Deep Sea Passenger Transportation
  • Nonscheduled Chartered Passenger Air
  • Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation
  • Breweries; Microbreweries
  • Wineries
  • Distilleries
  • Travel Arrangement & Reservation Services; Convention & Visitors Bureaus
  • Convention & Trade Show Organizers, Event & Meeting Planning Services
  • RV Parks & Recreational Camps; Campgrounds
  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
  • Traveler Accommodation: Hotels & Motels, Bed & Breakfast
  • Food Services & Drinking Places


Applicants must submit supporting documents along with their application to demonstrate compliance with grant and eligibility requirements. For grant application details, deadlines, an application instruction video and the TTIR application portal, visit or click the button below.

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National ACE Opens Applications for the AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund in Partnership with Grubhub to Help with the Growth and Expansion of AAPI-owned Restaurants

Independent restaurants across the country can apply for a grant up to $50,000 through the AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund made possible by the Grubhub Community Fund.

Eligible restaurants across the country will be able to apply for a $15,000 grant, with grand prizes up to $50,000 awarded live at the National ACE’s #AAPISTRONG Annual Conference in Las Vegas on October 12-13, 2023.

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From August 14 to September 4, 2023 or when we reach 2,000 applicants, whichever comes first, the AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund will accept grant applications from all AAPI-owned restaurants throughout the United States.

To qualify for grant assistance, AAPI-owned restaurants must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  1. The restaurant must be Asian American/Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian majority-owned (at least 51%);
  2. Must be based in the United States;
  3. Must be currently operational;
  4. Must be a for-profit business;
  5. Must show proof of their primary licensed activity as “the preparation and serving of food”;
  6. Operates in a single location;
  7. Cannot be a franchise;
  8. Must demonstrate financial need;
  9. Funds must be used towards growth and expansion of the business;
  10. Must demonstrate community impact (i.e. culture/community, hiring, charitable/philanthropic efforts, etc.)
  11. For grand prize finalists, you must be able to attend our Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV on October 12-13. Flight vouchers and hotel accommodations will be provided via National ACE for the three grand prize finalists.

Applications will open until Sept 4th via

The application period will close on August 28, 2023 or when we reach 2,000 applicants, whichever comes first. Grants will be distributed to restaurants throughout Fall 2023. Interested restaurants can learn more about the AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund and the full application process at

The Unclaimed Property Division at the Texas Comptroller’s Office has billions of dollars that belong to Texans who haven’t come forward to collect it. The money comes from things like abandoned bank accounts, overpayments on medical and utility bills, and refunds or rebates belonging to customers.


What is Unclaimed Property?

Since 1963, Texas has required institutions, businesses and governmental entities to report to the state any personal property that has been unclaimed for up to five years, depending on the property in question.

Unclaimed property can be abandoned assets. Some examples:

  • dividend, payroll or cashier’s checks
  • stocks, bonds or mutual fund accounts
  • utility deposits and other refunds
  • bank accounts and safe deposit box contents
  • insurance proceeds
  • mineral interest or royalty payments
  • court deposits, trust funds or escrow accounts
  • overpayments on insurance, utilities and other bills

Unclaimed property does not include real estate or vehicles.

There is no statute of limitations for unclaimed property. Funds reported will remain here indefinitely until returned to their rightful owner.

The Texas Comptroller has authority to manage the State of Texas Unclaimed Property Program under Title 6 of the Texas Property Code (opens in a new tab).