General Support and Enhancement Grant

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS), in partnership with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), is accepting applications for grants to increase capacity, strengthen quality, and/or promote compliance with licensing standards that support improved child outcomes in early childhood education and enhance child care agency programs. Any child care agency licensed by TDHS may apply for a Child Care Support and Enhancement Grant in any amount up to $4,000.00.

Agencies located in economically distressed counties identified in Governor Lee’s Executive Order No. 1 may apply for a grant up to $5,000.00 (Bledsoe, Clay, Cocke, Fentress, Grundy, Hancock, Hardeman, Jackson, Lake, Lauderdale, McNairy, Morgan, Perry, Scott, or Van Buren).

Apply for Support and Enhancement Grant

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This project is funded through a grant with the Tennessee Department of Human Services and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.


Contact Information

Gina Tek

Gina Tek

Childcare Services Coordinator

  • gtek@cfmt.org
  • x105