TDOT Grants

The Tennessee Department of Transportation oversees the annual distribution of millions of dollars in grant funds awarded to both State and Local transportation-related projects. Current grant programs are listed here.

Transportation Alternatives Program

There have been a lot of improvements in our Tennessee communities since the former Federal Transportation Enhancement (TE) Program, now known as the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), began providing funds to local governments in 1991. Nearly $409 million in grants have been distributed by the Department. The money has gone to hundreds of communities across...

Transportation Planning Grant

Assist Tennessee communities with planning efforts that define the transportation cohesiveness between multimodal transportation systems and local land use objectives that achieve the statewide transportation goals Aid with the creation of planning documents that support improvements in traffic flow, safety, and overall efficiency of the transportation system Provide governments with planning resources to achieve community...

Multimodal Access Grant

TDOT’s MMAG is a state-funded program created to support the transportation needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users through infrastructure projects that address existing gaps along state routes. 

FY2019 Applications Open for AACR, HBCU, SAT, and URC on Grants.gov

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for four grant programs through the Historic Preservation Fund: $14.5 million is available in funding for the 2019 African American Civil Rights (AACR) grant program, $8 million for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) grant program, $13 million for the Save America’s...

TDOT: Multimodal Access Grant

TDOT’s Multimodal Access Grant is a state-funded program created to support the transportation needs of transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists through infrastructure projects that address existing gaps along state routes. Multimodal facilities play an important role in providing transportation choices for people across Tennessee. With half of all trips in the United States being three...

National Park Service: Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program

The Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program (HRSP) is a new Historic Preservation Fund grant program created in fiscal year 2018 that supports the rehabilitation of historic properties and foster economic development of rural communities. This program funds physical preservation projects for historic sites, including architectural and engineering services through subgrants to communities determined rural by the...

State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) -Accepting Grant Applications for Historic Preservation Projects

NASHVILLE – On December 1, 2018, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will begin accepting grant applications for historic preservation projects. The federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) will be available after Congress passes the federal budget. The exact amount of available grant funding is not known but it is expected to be in the range...

TDOT Competitive Rail Connectivity Grant

The Tennessee Department of Transportation ( TDOT) will be accepting applicaitons for the Competitive Rail Connectivity Grants.

TDTD- Tourism Marketing Grant

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is exited to announce its Tourism Marketing Grant. The Developmental Co-op Marketing Grant will now be referred to as the Tourism Marketing Grant and will once again provide funding to the industry for marketing projects.   While there is no cap again this year there are a few things to...