Waterways Accessibility for Tennessee Recreation (WATR) grant applications now open.

TDTD is now accepting applications for the Waterways Accessibility for Tennessee Recreation (WATR) Grant.

The WATR Grant is for Tennessee marinas that are located within the state of Tennessee, are a business entity registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State and that remit an annual payment in lieu of tax (PILOT) as well as a property tax assessment through the county which the marina is located.

A marina is eligible to apply for the WATR Program if it is located in the state of Tennessee, is a business entity registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State and remits an annual payment in lieu of tax (PILOT) as well as a property tax assessment through the county in which the marina is located. In order to prove eligibility, the marina must provide evidence of registration with the Tennessee Secretary of State or the county in which it does business and proof of payment of both PILOT and property tax assessment for the county in which the marina is located for the previous calendar year unless exempt (see below). Types of proof allowed are set out in Program Policy.

Applications Open: Monday, November 7, 2022
Applications Due: 2:00 p.m. CST, Friday, May 5, 2023

For a complete overview of the eligibility requirements and application, visit https://industry.tnvacation.com/watr-grant. Applications are due Friday, May 5, 2023.