Connected Communities are towns, main streets, neighborhoods and cities in the TVA service region using technology and data-related solutions to address community challenges and prepare for a modern energy system. TVA can help communities like yours become more connected by linking you to resources, funding opportunities and tailored support. Together, we can improve our communities’ access to digital services, achieve environmental benefits, scale economic opportunities and become more resilient.Download overview Flier
Learn About Federal Funding
Have questions about federal funding opportunities under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)? Join us each month to learn more about various opportunities that may be available to your community.LEARN MORE
TVA Can Help Your Community in Four Focus Areas
Broadband and Digital Literacy
Elevates digital equity and inclusion for everyone by supporting broadband expansion and access to modern technologies.
Supports economic security so the people in TVA’s service region can contribute, to the best of their abilities, to the modern economy.
Energy and Environmental Justice
Promotes access to healthy natural and built environments and reliable, affordable, clean energy for everyone in the TVA service region.
Enhanced Community Resiliency
Enhances community resiliency through plans and resources that help communities minimize impacts, effectively endure evolving challenges and strengthen recovery strategies for the future.
Learn about Connected Communities Projects in Action
Communities across TVA’s service region have already
begun their journey to becoming more connected. Selected
by a diverse group of stakeholders, the existing Connected
Communities pilot projects address the four focus areas and
advance data- and technology-driven solutions. By funding
these pilot projects, TVA and our partners are helping make
the region the best place in the country to live, work and play.
Share Your Idea
Is your organization leveraging data and technology for the community, or does it have the start of a pilot project idea? Email us to get advice and feedback to advance your solution at [email protected].
Join the Connected Communities Network
Access resources, connect with similar organizations and learn about how to engage with the TVA Connected Communities Initiative and more.JOIN OUR MAILING LIST