Governor's Local Government Support Grants
Gov. Bill Lee and the General Assembly agreed in June 2020 to offer local governments grants in response to local government needs and impact of COVID-19 in Tennessee and determined the funds may be used to offset the loss of local revenue or supplement local revenue.
Local governments are no longer required to submit previously-required applications and plans for use of the funds, nor adhere to specific spending categories when utilizing the funds.
The funds will be made available by July 31, 2020 and transferred directly to local government accounts. Prior to that, a letter of agreement will be sent to each local government entity from the Department of Finance and Administration’s Office of Business Finance, with instructions to return the agreement to ensure receipt of the funds by July 31. Funds cannot be released until the agreement is returned.
Questions? Contact us here: OBF.Grants@tn.gov
Last updated: July 7, 2020