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...

Underrepresented Community Grants

In Federal fiscal year 2017, Congress appropriated $500,000 for grants that support the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks. The deadline to apply for funding under this grant program is July 31, 2017 at 11:59...

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Façade Improvement Program

Overview Tennessee Main Street communities and communities that have participated in the Tennessee Downtowns program in Rounds 1 – 4 and have an active Design Committee are eligible for a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) for commercial façade improvements....

Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program

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CULTURAL CORRIDOR CONSORTIUM CREATIVE PLACEMAKING GRANT

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