The US government and Tennessee's department of finance has put in $17,064.00 million dollars in federal grants and $10,210.00 million dollars in other types of federal financial aid for people who live in the state of Tennessee. As long as you have a valid citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you could be entitled to apply and receive Tennessee government grants.

Government funding in Tennessee is distributed to different economic sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • Tennessee Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in Tennessee can be a risky task. There are more than 52,460 small businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every year. To reduce the risks, you have to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Tennessee Small Business Grants.
  • Tennessee Education Grants: Education is an important sector in Tennessee. The local administration in Tennessee invest over $8,494,429,687.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in Tennessee to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Tennessee Education Grants.
  • Tennessee Housing Grants: At an average value of $134,100.00 per housing property, there are around 2,810,000 housing units in the state of Tennessee. With an average annual household income of $43,614.00, only 71.70% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Tennessee cannot afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial assistance in the form of housing grants to individuals in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Tennessee Housing Grants.
  • Tennessee Veteran Grants: Residents of Tennessee who have served or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to apply and receive government grants in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Tennessee Veteran Grants.
  • Tennessee Personal Grants: The local state government in Tennessee does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. But, Tennessee residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial help to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Tennessee. Here's more information on Tennessee Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Tennessee NRCS General Conservation Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN GEN 22 NOFO0001174
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Bat Diet Characterization at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 1683
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $223,000
Tennessee NRCS Urban Conservation Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN CTA 21 NOFO0001086
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $10,000
Conservation Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – TENNESSEE (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 21 NOFO0001085
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R04 1891
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $15,794,287
Conservation Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Announcement for Program Funding – TENNESSEE (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 20 NOFO0001019
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $100,000
Tennessee NRCS Urban Conservation Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN CTA 20 NOFO0001020
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $9,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Rutherford, Williamson, Cheatham, Robertson, Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson and Cannon Counties, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R04 1797
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,096,511
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Nashville, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1667
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $13,952,753
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Rutherford, Williamson, Cheatham, Robertson, Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson and Cannon Counties, Tennessee (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1682
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,508,515

 

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