Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) - Highway Beautification Office
Grants to Tennessee county governments for activities to reduce litter. Funding is intended to support cleanup events, litter collection projects, prevention activities and education, equipment, and recycling education programs. The aim of the program is to maintain the natural beauty of the state and the safety of roadways through litter prevention and pickup efforts.
TDOT provides Litter Grant funds statewide to all 95 counties based on a formula of road miles and population. These funds may be used for:
The Litter Grant Program requires that participating counties use a pre-established portion of funds for educational purposes. Educational targets might include K-12 students, businesses, the general public, media campaigns, or government education efforts.
Grant recipients may request reimbursement for expenses related to litter pickup activities, prevention education, and recycle education. Areas of focus should include student, business, public, government, and media educational activities. For further details on reimbursable items and activities, see pp. 11-19 of the Grant Manual found in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 182661
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send completed applications to:
TDOT Highway Beautification Office
ATTN: Susan Stokes
James K. Polk Building, Suite 400
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37219
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