Capacity Building Grant

New Capacity-Building Grant Program for Housing Industry Nonprofits

Many non-profits are dependent on the continued participation of the individual(s) who started them.
Shore up your organization's longevity with THDA's Capacity-Building Grant.


THDA is pleased to announce a second round of funding for the new Capacity-Building Grant (CBG) Program for housing industry non-profit organizations. This program is intended to support longevity and enhance the effectiveness of THDA’s invaluable non-profit organizations by providing funding for the development of a strategic plan or succession management plan.

The maximum grant amount is $10,000. Organizations will be required to provide a 10-50% match, depending on the organization's total operating budget. Applications are due March 12, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. CST. The award announcement will be made by June 1, 2020. Contracts will begin July 1, 2020. See important dates and application documents below.

Eligibility Criteria

All non-profits participating in the program must have a minimum of two years of affordable housing experience in Tennessee.

How to Apply
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  • Applications must be received by THDA no later than 4:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Funding announcements by June 1, 2020
  • Contracts will be effective July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Application Documents
Program Forms

Need More Information? Please contact THDA's Community Programs Division at 615-815-2030.