Success Stories

Tennessee's rural communities have made major progress on key priorities, including education, economic development, health, tourism, conservation, and more. Communities across the state have driven rural prosperity through creative uses of state, federal, and local resources. Some of those success stories are highlighted below to help rural leaders navigate the wide variety of funding opportunities, partnerships, and available resources.

We're always looking for new success stories. If you or your community has successfully used a grant, service, or program provided by the state, please contact us at