Meetings & Conferences
Check here for the next board meeting and for upcoming conferences and training sessions.
MAAG Executive Board Meeting - September 25, 2014 @ 10AM
MAAG Tourism Advisory Board Meeting - September 26, 2014 @ 2PM
Fairs & Festivals
Sepember 20 -- 22nd Annual Preservation Party & Taste of the Town - Collierville, TN
September 20 -- Celebrate Munford - Munford, TN
September 20 -- Lang Lang GPAC 20th Anniversary Celebration - Germantown, TN
Sepember 26 -- Main Street Festival - Ripley, TN
September 27-28 -- Harvest Fest - Memphis, TN
September 27 -- Lauderdale County Fair/Agricultural Expo - Halls, TN
Check here for the latest area events.
What We Do
MAAG works closely with member governments and nonprofit organizations to identify, craft and advocate for legislation and public policy that serves to improve the overall quality of life for all residents.
We are the regional resource for federal programs supporting economic development initiatives. We are your regional advocate for economic and infrastructure concerns and a hub for regional, senior-level government leaders to dialogue and create synergistic relations.
Available Grant Opportunities
TDEC Solid Waste Management - Recyling Equipment & Used Oil Grants -- October 1, 2014
FCC Rural Broadband Program -- October 14, 2014
TDEC, TNSA, TDOT Green Development Grants -- October 15, 2014
EDA & DOT FY 2014 Regional Innovation Grants -- November 3, 2014
USDA Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Grant -- November 12, 2014
Transportation Alternatives Program
Tennessee Safe Routes to School Program Grant Opportunities
Job Opening at MAAG
Program Developer and Project Manager
PUBLIC NOTICE – FY 13-14 CAPER
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), the lead agency for the State of Tennessee Consolidated Plan and annual reporting requirements, has completed a summary of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the State’s Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. Written comments on this summary will be accepted through Thursday, September 25, 2014. To access the public comment forum, please go to the THDA website at www.thda.org and select “Public Notices” under “About THDA”.
To view the report click here
A million thanks to all of the wonderful people who helped to make the February 2014
West Tennessee Heritage & "Roots" Day Trippin' Bus Tours a success!
Click here to watch a video of our Day Trippin' adventures.
MAAG represents municipalities in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee; Crittenden county in Arkansas and DeSoto county in Mississippi.
General Tennessee Development Districts Website
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Tennessee State Parks Celebrate National Public Lands Day Sept. 27 Hikes, Volunteer Opportunities at Each State Park
Nashville, TN (September 15, 2014) – In recognition of National Public Lands Day, Tennessee State Parks, along with Friends Groups, invite the public to take part in hikes and volunteer activities across the state on Saturday, Sept. 27.Read Entire Article
EPA Awards Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors a2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
Atlanta, GA (September 16, 2014) -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today a competitive cooperative agreement with the Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors (MCBM) to reduce lead exposure and mitigate the negative impacts of old... Read Entire Article
Alex Haley House Museum and Interpretive Center
Executive Director Position
The Alex Haley House Museum and Interpretive Center is a state-owned historic site in Henning, Tennessee. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The architectural award winning Interpretive Center houses educational exhibits and staff. Job Posting
Governor Haslam awards $1 Million to the City of Millington for Disaster Recovery Repairs
Memphis, TN (September 15, 2014) -- On August 26, 2014, Governor Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) approved the City of Millington's CDBG Disaster Recovery Grant application. Read Entire Article
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