Grants Administration

It is with great excitement that we announce grant funding for FY24 for counties and municipalities across the State who continue to strive for better conditions for their citizens, related to recycling and waste needs. TDEC is dedicated to assisting the State to improve recycling and reduce waste being deposited into landfills.

The following grant(s) will be available for application tentatively on February 16, 2024 and will close on March 15, 2024, at 4:30pm CST:

The following grant(s) will be available for application tentatively on June 1, 2024, and will close on June 30, 2024, at 4:30pm CST: 

The following grant(s) will be available for application tentatively on September 1, 2024, and will close on September 30, 2024, at 4:30pm CST: 

If you are interested in applying for available grants, please visit the Grants Management System.

The Materials Management Program has recently awarded the following FY23 grants:

  • 16 Recycling Equipment Grants
  • 14 Convenience Center Grants
  • Six (6) Used Automotive Fluid Recycling Grants
  • Four (4) Recycling Rebates
  • Two (2) Household Hazardous Waste Grants

If your region, county, or municipality is interested in these upcoming opportunities, please contact your local technical assistance providers to begin discussions. Please note, the dates referenced above are not established but are possible dates of application. Please continue to access the Grants Management System (GMS) online portal for the most updated information.

Unofficial draft manuals are available on request. Be aware that these manuals are subject to edit or update until the date of the application becoming open for submission in the GMS portal.

Our deepest appreciation goes out to all of our organizations, regions, counties, and municipalities for their dedication to the preservation of our environment and the beauty of our State. We look forward to continuing to accomplish the goals of waste reduction and increased recycling across Tennessee.


Robin Chance

Grants Program Manager

Amber Greene

Environmental Consultant

Nicole Beers

Grants Analyst - West Tennessee

Tatyana B. Pippins

Grants Analyst - East Tennessee

This Page Last Updated: March 1, 2024 at 8:19 AM