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

Government funding in Tennessee is distributed to different 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 small business in Tennessee can be a risky thing to do. There are more than 52,460 small businesses or even large corporations go into 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 plays an important role in Tennessee. The federal administration in Tennessee spend 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 finish 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 real estate properties in the state of Tennessee. With an average annual household income of $43,614.00, less than 71.70% of the people actually paid off their homes. 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 assistance 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 served or who are current serving the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to claim 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 help 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 assistance to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Tennessee. Here's more information on Tennessee Personal Grants.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

 

Government Grants in Local States

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Grant application guides and resources

It is always free to apply for government grants. However the process may be very complex depending on the funding opportunity you are applying for. Let us help you!

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