First Tennessee Development District To Receive $400,000 Grant

Saturday, July 11, 2020




The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant of $400,000 to the First Tennessee Development District.

The CARES Act provided $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs amid the coronavirus pandemic. The First Tennessee Development District is a collaborative agency of the governments of Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties. They have such programs as the Tennessee Arts Commission, Area Agency on Aging & Disability and historic preservation.


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