2022 TN ARC Preliminary Application

Grant at a Glance

  • Up to a $500,000 for construction projects, $250,000 for non-construction projects
  • Match required  
  • Project administration is limited to 5%
  • Include a budget (Federal Standard Form 424 and 424C) that outlines all sources of funding for the project and a Preliminary Engineering Report (if construction is involved). The PER should include details such as linear feet to be constructed, square footage built, acreage served, timelines and alternate approaches that were considered, and a map. The data and cost estimates should be no more than 12 months old. 
  • 2021 TN Distressed Counties (6) – Bledsoe, Clay, Cocke, Grundy, Hancock,  Scott
  • 2021 TN At-Risk Counties (20) – Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Hawkins, Jackson, Johnson, Lewis, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Pickett, Rhea, Sequatchie, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren 
  • Preliminary Applications should be submitted using the online form under the "Pre-Application" tab at the top of the page by December 3, 2021.


October 8, 2021 ARC Application Workshop 9:00 AM (CDT) Meeting Link
Calendar Appointment
December 3, 2021 Pre-Application due to TNECD      
Spring 2022 Full Applications Requested      
Summer 2022 Full Applications Approved