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Tennesseans 16+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine

CDBG Needs Survey to Address Impacts of COVID-19

The survey below will close on September 30, 2020.

At this time the initial CDBG Needs Survey to Address the Impacts of COVID-19 is closed. Below are two tables. The first shows in order of rank the priority of needs based on the responses we received. The second table is a breakdown of the total responses received for each category of respondent. Overall, the number of responses was wonderful, and thank you to everyone who took the time to participate.

Rank Need Total
1 Provide small grants to businesses for short-term working capital to retain the jobs of low and moderate income persons. 1506
2 Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to first responders. 1411
3 Emergency rental/mortgage assistance. 1370
4 Delivery of meals or food to individuals who are under quarantine, are more vulnerable, or have limited means of transportation. 1319
5 Equipment and supplies for clinical/medical facilities to test for, diagnose, and/or treat COVID-19. 1198
6 Replacement or addition of infrastructure, equipment, and/or other technology to allow for remote data collection. 1083
7 Equip Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) to increase capacity for job retraining for those unemployed as a result of COVID-19. 1075
8-T Provide equipment for businesses to transition or pivot the business model as a result of the impacts of social distancing. 1018
8-T Rehabilitation or expansion of homeless shelters to increase the ability to quarantine possibly infected/infected individuals. 1018
10 Technical assistance to assess the financial impact of COVID-19 and develop strategies to address it. 1016
11 Provide technical assistance or counseling to stabilize, sustain, or transition businesses. 1007
12 Rehabilitation or expansion of a facility to establish a food bank location. 991
13 Rehabilitation or construction of community facility space to provide access to needs and services related to the impacts of COVID-19. 969
14 Added capacity of water or wastewater infrastructure to address usage and customer demand. 891
15 Rehabilitation or expansion of an existing facility to treat infectious diseases. 864
  Type of Respondent Total
  Local Government (City or County) 115
  Local Economic Development Organization (ie. chamber of commerce) 11
  Local Utility or Utility District 2
  Community Development Non-profit 33
  Housing Non-profit 67
  Local Development District 13
  Consultant to Local Government 6
  Other (Describe below) 36
  Unknown * 68
  Total 351

* Initially "I represent:" was not a required field, leading to some respondents not completing the question.