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

    The Clean Tennessee Energy Grant program provides grant funding to state and local government agencies, utility districts, and entities created out of statute in the state of Tennessee. Funds can be used to purchase, install, and construct energy projects that result in significant energy reductions and subsequent reduction of emissions and pollutants.

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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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  • Recycling Rebates

    The Recycling Rebates are available for the top eleven (11) counties or cities which generate the greatest amount of solid waste.

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  • Emory, Clinch and Watts Bar Grant Program

    This program provides financial assistance to non-profits, municipalities, and county governments to implement restoration projects that fit into one of the following eligible project categories: Habitat Restoration or Provision of New/Improved Recreational Opportunities.

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  • Electric Vehicle Rebates

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Energy Programs is offering a two-tiered rebate on qualifying electric vehicles that are purchased or leased and registered after June 15, 2015 in the State of Tennessee.

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  • Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds

    Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) were first authorized by Congress in October 2008. At that time, Congress allowed a maximum of $800 million in QECB volume cap nationwide. In the February 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Congress increased the volume cap to $3.2 billion.

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  • DOE State Energy Program 2013 Competitive Award

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