Tourism Enhancement

The Tourism Enhancement Grant was developed to provide tourism infrastructure resources to enhance and improve the tourism economic impact in Tennessee counties. TDTD will manage the grant in partnership with TNECD. The Tourism Enhancement Grant funds budget is $1 million.

Grant at a glance

Up to $75,000 grant, with a match requirement. No work will be reimbursed outside of the grantee contract period. Grantee must be city or county government.


Given the current situation with Covid-19, the next round of the Tourism Enhancement Grant was delayed and will now open in June. 

June 1, 2020 - Application Available

June 24, 2020 - Webinar at 1:00pm, CST

July 15, 2020 - Applications due at 4:00pm, CST

July 16 – 22, 2020 - Application review /score period

August 5, 2020 - Contracting begins

September 23, 2020 - Contracts due back

Grant Review Board Members TNECD, TDTD, TDA, TDEC, TVA, Corps of Engineers


Helpful Contacts
Andi Grindley

Outreach Projects Coordinator