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Texas Mutual Safety Grants

Texas Mutual is offering $2 million in safety grants to assist eligible policyholders in purchasing safety equipment. Grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Grant details:

  • Applications open July 6
  • Grant amount: $1,500
  • Applications close once funds are allotted

We’ve updated our safety grant process to ensure that policyholders have a smooth experience to apply for a grant from Texas Mutual. If you’re interested in applying, we encourage you to:

  1. Sign up for policyholder news to stay informed of program updates. Grant program emails will come from grants@texasmutual.com.
  2. Create a Texas Mutual Online (TMO) account, if you don't already have one. Your TMO account will connect to your grant application to help simplify what information you need to provide to us.
  3. Review the 2022 Safety Grant Program Guide (PDF) to get familiar with this year's program and application process.

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How funds can be used

Funds may be used for ergonomic, safety, COVID-19 prevention and/or industrial hygiene equipment to reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

The grant may not be used toward salaries, wages, internal labor, the cost of preparing the application or equipment or materials needed to perform a job.

Application process

After receiving an email invitation to apply, you will be directed to our safety grant portal to complete the application. In the application, you will be asked to share:

  • Your contact information
  • The number of full-time, part-time and temporary employees at your company
  • The type and cost of equipment your business is planning to purchase with grant funds
  • How the equipment will improve safety

After submitting an application, it will be sent to Texas Mutual’s review committee. You will receive an email informing you of acceptance or denial within four weeks of submission.

Who is eligible

Current policyholders in good standing are eligible to apply. Policyholders must:

  • Have a Texas Mutual Online (TMO) account (Don’t have one? Create one now)
  • Once grants open, you'll be able to sign up above to receive an email invitation to apply

Application assistance

Contact our safety services support center at 844-WORKSAFE (967-5723) or grants@texasmutual.com if you have any questions about safety grants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications will open July 6. We will email agents and policyholders details about the program before it opens.

Once the grant opens, policyholders will need to sign up to receive an invitation to apply. Policyholders who sign up for an invitation to apply will receive an email notice in the order we received their request. Once they receive the email invitation, they can complete their safety grant application.

Current policyholders in good standing are eligible to apply. Policyholders must have a TMO account, sign up for an invitation to apply and receive an email invitation to apply.

Each approved policyholder will receive a check for $1,500.

Grant funds may only be used to purchase ergonomic, safety, COVID-19 prevention and/or industrial hygiene equipment to reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. Common examples include:

  • Personal protective equipment
    • Fall protection and prevention
    • Safety clothing
    • Respiratory protection
  • Industrial hygiene equipment
    • Gas meters
    • Sound level meters/dosimeters
  • Ergonomic equipment
    • Ergonomic tools
    • Ergonomic workstation items
    • Equipment lifts
  • COVID-19 prevention
    • Disinfectants/cleaners
    • Fan/filtration systems
  • Machine guarding
  • First response
  • General safety
    • Safety signage
    • Safety courses
Once grants open, policyholders can request an invitation email for the chance to apply for a grant. Policyholders who sign up for an invitation to apply will receive an email notice when they can apply. The email will contain a link to sign in to their Texas Mutual Online (TMO) account and be taken to the safety grant portal. The application will ask several questions, such as how many people the business employs, how the grant will improve safety and health, which items the business intends to purchase and how much the items cost.

Policyholders will receive a confirmation email once their application has been submitted and Texas Mutual will complete a review within four weeks.

We will send email invitations in the order we receive requests and will stop once grant funds have been allotted.

We’ve updated our grant process to ensure that policyholders have a smooth experience to apply for a grant from Texas Mutual. While we work to improve our systems, the invitation process will help us manage applications and prevent system issues. We will email invitations in the order policyholders sign up, so we can maintain the first-come, first-served approach. Once all funds have been allotted, we will stop sending invitations. We appreciate your understanding as we work to find the best way to distribute funds as quickly as possible.

First, you will need a TMO account to apply. If you do not have one, you’ll need to create a policyholder account. Once grants open, policyholders should request an invitation to apply by submitting the email address connected to their TMO account. We need this email address to connect their TMO account with the application portal.

No. You will need to sign in to your TMO account to apply for a grant. Your TMO account will have a link to the grant application. This link becomes active once we send your invitation. If you sign up for an invitation with a different email address, the link in your TMO account will not be activated.

Log in to your TMO account and go to Safety. On the Safety Grants tab, go to the About the Application Process section. If you signed up for an invitation, you will either see a message letting you know you can apply or that the invitation will be sent soon. If you have not signed up for an invitation, there will be a message letting you know if you still can.

You will receive a confirmation email after successfully submitting your application. You can also log in to your TMO account and visit our grants page to check your application status.

After submitting your application, our review team will communicate your acceptance or denial by email within four weeks. You can also log in to your TMO account and visit our grants page to check your application status.

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