Grants


  • Recreation Educational Trail Program

    RTP provides grant funding for land acquisition for trails, trails maintenance and restoration/rehabilitation, trail construction, and trail head support facilities. 

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  • LPRF Grants

    The Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) provides grants to eligible local government entities for the purchase of lands for parks, natural areas, greenways, and recreation facilities.

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  • Clean Tennessee Energy Grants

    Clean Tennessee Energy Program provides grants to government agencies (state, local) utility districts, and private businesses/organizations in Tennessee to purchase, install, and construct energy projects that result in a reduction of emissions and pollutants and fit into one of the following eligible project categories below.

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  • Tennessee Recreation Initiative Program

    Provides grants to those cities and counties currently without a comprehensive parks and recreation delivery system in operation due to lack of staffing and organization.

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  • Waste Reduction Grants

    To facilitate and increase recycling in Tennessee, the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management is soliciting proposals from qualified applicants to establish, expand or upgrade facilities for processing and collection of recyclable materials from multiple local governments.

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  • Used Oil Grants

    Used oil grants are funded under the Used Oil Collection Act. This Act allows for a two cent ($0.02) fee to be collected against every quart of oil sold. Revenue from this fee provides for the administration of the Act as well as providing technical and financial assistance in establishing used oil collection and disposal for do-it-yourselfers.

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  • Recycling Equipment Grants

    The Recycling Equipment Grants program enables local governments and non-profit recycling organizations working with local governments to purchase key pieces of recycling equipment.

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  • Green Development Grants

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is partnering with the Tennessee Stormwater Association, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Department of Transportation to offer the next iteration of Green Development grants. This grant program is designed to help local governments fund green infrastructure and low-impact development projects.

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  • Recycling Rebates

    The Recycling Rebates are available for the top eleven (11) counties or cities which generate the greatest amount of solid waste. The following Recycling Rebate counties and cities within those counties for FY 2014-2015 are eligible for the recycling rebates: Blount, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Madison, Montgomery, Rutherford, Shelby, Sullivan, and Williamson.

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