The federal government and Tennessee's office of finance has set aside $17,064.00 million dollars in federal grants and $10,210.00 million dollars in other forms of government financial aid for citizens who live in Tennessee. As long as you have a citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you could be entitled to apply and receive Tennessee government grants.

Government grants 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 thing to do. More than 52,460 businesses or even large corporations declare bankruptcy every single year. To minimize the risks, you need to look into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Tennessee Small Business Grants.
  • Tennessee Education Grants: Education plays an important sector in Tennessee. The federal administration in Tennessee invest over $8,494,429,687.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are 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 market value of $134,100.00 per real estate property, there are more than 2,810,000 households in Tennessee. With an average annual household income of $43,614.00, less than 71.70% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Tennessee is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. department of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to the residents in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Tennessee Housing Grants.
  • Tennessee Veteran Grants: Residents of Tennessee who have enrolled or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are able to apply and receive government funding 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 help to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, Tennessee residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial assistance 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
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Tennessee (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R4 0143)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R4 0143
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,699,298
Tennessee NRCS Urban Agriculture Grants (Apply for USDA NRCS TN MULTI 23 NOFO0001248)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 23 NOFO0001248
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $15,000
Tennessee NRCS Easement Programs Restoration and Stewardship Assistance. (Apply for USDA NRCS TN ACEP 23 NOFO0001278)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN ACEP 23 NOFO0001278
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
Tennessee Natural Resources Conservation Service General Conservation Agreements (Apply for USDA NRCS TN MULTI 23 NOFO0001247)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS TN MULTI 23 NOFO0001247
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
FY23 Railroad Safety State Participation Grant Program (Tennessee ONLY) (Apply for FR SPP 23 001)

Funding Number: FR SPP 23 001
Agency: Department of Transportation, DOT - Federal Railroad Administration
Category: Transportation
Funding Amount: $6,389
Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Tennessee NRCS General Conservation Agreements (Apply for USDA NRCS TN GEN 22 NOFO0001174)

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 for W9126G 22 2 SOI 1683)

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 for USDA NRCS TN CTA 21 NOFO0001086)

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 for USDA NRCS TN MULTI 21 NOFO0001085)

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 for HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R04 1891)

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

 

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