Request for Qualifications for Brownfields Assessment Program

The East Tennessee Development District received a Brownfield Assessment Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a brownfields assessment program to benefit counties and cities within the 16-county East Tennessee Development District. ETDD is seeking proposals from qualified engineering and consultant firms for the provision of technical assistance in the implementation of the […]

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SGA is Partnering with T-Mobile to Assist Rural Communities

Click on the link below for more information. T-Mobile Hometown Grant

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2021 Spring Newsletter

Our spring newsletter is available by clicking on the link below.  If  you would like to receive our newsletter by email, please go to our website at www.etdd.org and sign up! 2021 Spring Newsletter

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Limited English Proficiency Policy

EAST TENNESSEE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR COMMUNICATION WITH PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY POLICY: The East Tennessee Development District will take reasonable steps to ensure that persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs, and other benefits. The policy of the East […]

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ESG COVID-19 Funding Amendment

Notice of ESG COVID-19 (ESG-CV) Funding Amendment The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The ESG program has received an allocation of $11,148,024 to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 […]

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EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant

For information about the EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant and how it can help your community, click here.

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2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection for the ETDD Region

2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection for the ETDD region    

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Population Projections Data

The Tennessee State Data Center has posted the 2018-2070 population projections for the state to their website at http://tndata.utk.edu/sdcpopulationprojections.htm. In addition, a shapefile, file geodatabase and ArcGIS Online feature layers have also been posted.

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ALICE Report

The ALICE report is commissioned by the United Ways of Tennessee. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It is the population right above the federal poverty level but below a financially functioning household.  For more information, please click on the link below. https://uwtn.org/106/alice  

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Opportunity Zones Map

As described by the IRS, Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are […]

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