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Grants Administration

2019 Grant Offerings 

The TDEC Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) is pleased to announce the remaining Fiscal Year 2018 and upcoming Fiscal Year 2019 DSWM grant offerings. Please review and consider as you plan your budget funding this year. A typical grant solicitation period is 90 days. For more information about each grant, click on the links below.  To apply for any of the grants in the timeline below, register and apply using the TDEC Online Grants System

Grant Solicitation Workshops will be held following new grant announcements and will be provided in West, Middle, and East Tennessee.


April 2018 

Waste Reduction ($3MM/$200K)

July 2018

Education and Outreach Grant ($500K)
Convenience Center Grant ($1MM/$100k)
Recycling Equipment Grant ($500K/$50K)
Recycling Rebate ($500K/population based)
Used Oil/Automotive Fluids Grant ($500K)


*Curbside Recycling Grant

Curbside Recycling grant will be open for solicitation only from September 15, 2018 to October 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. CST.


October 2018

Old Closed Landfill ($500K/$500K)
Legacy Waste Tire Cleanup ($500K/$500K)
Technical Assistance Grant ($500K/project based)


January 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Grant

*Dollar figures noted are written as "total allocated funds for each grant/grant maximum".