Tennessee Code Ann. § 16-20-106
The Victim-Offender Mediation Center, Raising and Disbursing Funds
(a) A victim-offender mediation center may raise and disburse funds from any public or private source for the purposes of this chapter.
(b) A center's share of funding from the state shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the approved estimated cost of the program; provided, that during the first three (3) years of operation for any new center, the fifty percent (50%) limitation upon funding from the state shall not apply. In distributing state funds to victim-offender mediation centers, the administrative office of the courts shall consider the need of each center applying for funding...