City Accepting Applications
for Grant Program
July 15, 2004 - Mayor Bill Haslam and city Community and Neighborhood Services
Director Sam Anderson announced today that the City Parks and Recreation
Department is accepting applications for the 2004 Challenge Grant Program.
A total of $25,000 is available for community clubs, homeowner associations,
schools, scout troops and other non-profit organizations. The city
will reimburse 50 percent of the cost of a single project up to $2,500.
In the past, the grants have contributed to playground equipment,
water fountains, benches and landscaping materials.
Grant application and project parameters are available here or by
calling the city's Department of Parks and Recreation at 865-215-2090.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, Sept. 15.