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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  • Tire Environmental Act Program

    The legislation authorizes funds to be used to support projects that offer increased beneficial end markets for scrap tires in Tennessee.

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  • Tennessee Natural Gas and Propane Vehicle Grant Program

    The Tennessee Natural Gas and Propane Vehicle Grant Program will assist public, non-profit, and private Tennessee-based fleets with the investment in and purchase of natural gas or propane-powered medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

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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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  • 2013 Award: “Stimulating Energy Investment in Local Jurisdictions, K-12 Public Schools, and Public Housing Authorities”

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  • Tennessee Healthy Watershed Initiative

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