Tag Archives: Grants

UCOR now accepting STEM education mini-grant applications

 First grade students at Claxton Elementary School use “TubeLox” building materials purchased with UCOR mini-grants award funds to study the engineering process of designing a car. Oak Ridge, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2023 –Attention East Tennessee teachers: United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) is accepting applications for our science, technology, engineering, and …

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Governor Lee, Commissioner McWhorter Announce $447 Million in Broadband Infrastructure Investments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Commissioner Stuart McWhorter announced today that the state will award $446,770,282 in grants for the expansion of internet access across the state of Tennessee. In total, the broadband infrastructure grants will provide broadband access …

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Y-12 accepting STEM classroom grant applications

Oak Ridge, Tenn.—In recognition of Engineers Week during the last week in February, Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) is sponsoring $1,000 grants for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classrooms. The goal of the grants, designated for grades 6–12, is to foster advancement of STEM activities in the classroom and to help …

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Norris nonprofit initiates grantmaking

(Reprinted from Norris Bulletin) Applications for grants from the Norris Area Community Foundation (NACF), an affiliate fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) are now being accepted. Nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities are strongly encouraged to submit proposals for projects and programs which benefit residents of Norris and the surrounding communities …

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Yager announces arts grants in Senate District 12

State Senator Ken Yager announced Tuesday that five organizations in Pickett, Morgan, Campbell, Rhea and Roane Counties in his Senate District 12 will receive a combined $46,300 in grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission. The non-profit organizations benefitting from the grants include: $4,600 for Friends of Cordell Hull, $10,000 for …

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TWRA offering grants for stream clean-up, planting projects

(TWRA) The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with stream clean-up projects and planting projects during the 2021-22 fiscal year. Five grants, at a maximum of $1,000 each, are available for …

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State announces Emergency Broadband grants

Great news for those underserved internet access communities in Roane County, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group recently announced $61 million will be awarded in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund grants to improve access to broadband internet across the state. The grants are funded through the State’s …

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