State of Tennessee Department of Transportation, Environmental Division Beautification Office, Special Litter Grant

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for $1.5 million of competitive grant funding for community based special litter projects. Each winning application may be awarded between $20,000 and $200,000 in funding, and does not require a local match.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation, Long Range Planning Division,Community Transportation Planning Grant

The Tennessee Department of Transportation, Long Range Planning Division is pleased to announce that proposals will be accepted for the Community Transportation Planning Grant (CTPG) program for the 2017-2018 grant cycle. The CTPG program is an additional resource to assist communities across the state in developing planning documents that coordinate existing and future transportation needs...

Environmental Protection Agency: Local Foods, Local Places Grant

Environmental Protection Agency: Local Foods, Local Places Grant Local Foods, Local Places helps communities reinvest in existing neighborhoods and revitalize downtowns through the development of local food systems. To date, nearly 80 communities have benefited from assistance with support from EPA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Transportation,...

Tennessee Department of Health Access to Health through Healthy Active Built Environments Grant

Tennessee Department of Health, Access to Health through Healthy Active Built Environments Grant The Tennessee Department of Health, Access to Health through Healthy Active Built Environments Grant is now available. Local governments, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply. This grant is designed to improve individual and community health outcomes by supporting local communities...

Memphis Area Association of Governments and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, Rural Tourism Marketing Co-op

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                             CONTACT: Jasmine Champion September 19, 2017                                ...

TNECD: Broadband Accessibility Grant

The Broadband Accessibility Grant Program is designed to offset the capital expenses in the deployment of broadband in unserved areas. The goal of this program is to facilitate broadband access to all Tennesseans while promoting practices that increase deployment and encourage adoption. Funds will be targeted to areas that are unlikely to receive broadband service...

USDA Rural Development: Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

What does this program do? The Agency will make grants to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations, (such as States, counties, cities, townships, and incorporated towns and villages, boroughs, authorities, districts, and Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations) to provide associations Technical Assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs.  The Technical...

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town Grant

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places – achieving these community goals through strategies that incorporate arts, culture, and/or design. Creative placemaking is when artists, arts organizations, and community development practitioners deliberately integrate arts and culture into community revitalization work – placing...

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development: Site Development Grant

As part of the 2017 Rural Economic Development Fund, Tennessee is investing $10 million in site development grants to aid eligible communities. This grant opportunity will transform economic development sites to shovel-ready status as part of our nationally recognized Select Tennessee Site Certification program. Eligible Applicants Applicant must be a governmental entity (City, County, Industrial...

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Recycling and Waste Reduction Grants

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is now accepting applications for recycling and waste reduction grants totaling $4,500,000. Grant funding can be used toward purchasing recycling equipment, recycling rebates, the management of used oil/automotive fluids, convenience centers, education and outreach, and recycling measurement. All grants will support local governments’ efforts toward achieving their...