Frequently Asked Questions: Community and Economic Development Department


Question: Where do the grants come from?
Answer: The County generally receives money from federal or state government, foundations, and corporations.


Question: Where can I request a grant?
Answer: Hamilton County does not provide grant awards to individuals. If you are seeking a grant for your non-profit organization, we suggest you contact United Way's Venture Forward for a list of local foundations and guidance in preparing an application. Federal grant opportunities may be found on Grants.gov; grants offered by the State of Tennessee can be found through the websites of individual state agencies.


Question: How do I reach your department?
Answer: Call the office phone number (423-209-6810) and say hello to Melva


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