Any UT faculty, staff, student, or community organization may submit a proposal. There is no limit on the number of project ideas per person. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of community and university representatives. will be notified of their status by June 1.
Imagine Tennessee prioritizes creative and innovative strategies to address topic areas identified as critical by Knoxville, Knox County agencies, and UT. These include:
- Business & Entrepreneurship
- Sustainability & Environmental Resiliency
- K-12 Education
- Family, Health & Wellness
- Community & Economic Development
Interdisciplinary submissions that address a diverse range of perspectives and expertise are encouraged. Projects that address issues created or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic are also encouraged.