UCDD Announces Informative Arts Build Communities Grants Workshop

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is a designated agency to administer grant funding through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities program. The Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program is designed to provide support [...]

2021 UCAAAD Senior Caregiver Expo Announced

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|

In tough times, communities find strength in people and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in the Upper Cumberland region as friends, neighbors, and businesses [...]

Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Housing & Family Services|

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will [...]

Warren County Online Grocery Shopping Class a Success

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|

The Warren County Senior Center has held its second online grocery shopping class to teach participants how to navigate online shopping. So far, the program has had 45 participants complete the two-hour class. Another class [...]

UCAAAD Applies for Additional Ani-Meals Grant Funding

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: UCDD News|

UCDD's Area Agency on Aging and Disability team is going after a new grant to help continue the Ani-Meals pet food delivery program into its second year. Sara Martin, AAAD Family Caregiver/Evidence-Based Assistant, recently submitted [...]

John’s Place Awarded $40,000 Historic Preservation Grant

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|

John's Place, a small, African American-owned restaurant and bar operated  continuously by the McClellan family since 1949, has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the Backing Historic Small Historic Restaurants program. The grant was made [...]

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