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The Land Trust for Tennessee Survey

What is it?
TN Placemakers Entrepreneurship Fund is a pool of monetary resources dedicated to assisting communities across the state in developing and training entrepreneurs by allowing them to secure funds for three broad categories of entrepreneurial activities.

Total Funds Available FY2019: $1,000,000
Max/Grant: $100,000
*10% match required

1) Assess and Plan: Maximum funding allocation: $15,000
2) Build and Sustain: Maximum funding allocation: $75,000
3) Support and Train: Maximum funding allocation: $25,000

Contract length:
Up to 24-months
Months 1-18: Implementation and utilization
Months 19-24: Observation period, data reporting, and close-out of the grant

Eligible Applicants
Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Organization
Main Street Organizations

How to apply
Details and application can be found at

Application Period:
Initially: October 1-December 31, 2018
Then on a rolling basis until funds are fully subscribed

Key dates
Application webinar: November 15, 2018 at 10am CDT/11am EDT
In-person meetings around the state posted online
Initial application period: October 1 - December 31, 2018

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