Meetings & Conferences
March 5 - Executive Board Meeting & Annual Dinner
Check here for the next board meeting and for upcoming conferences and training sessions.
Fairs & Festivals & Events
February 14 - Valentine's Day 10K & 5K - Bartlett, TN
February 14-15 - South Civil War & Antique Military Show - Southaven, MS
February 20 - Chili Cook Off - Ripley, TN
Februrary 20 - Family Skate Night - Millington, TN
February 21 - Pancake Breakfast - Ripley, TN
February 21 - Successful Gardening - Covington, TN
February 27 - South Main Trolley Night - Memphis, TN
February 28 - Fort Pillow 4-Miler Trail Run - Henning, TN
February 28 - We are Community 5K Glow Run - Southaven, MS
Check here for the latest area events.
On behalf of the entire Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) membership and executive board, it is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to our website. MAAG is an organization promoting and assisting in economic and community development in Fayette, Lauderdale, Tipton and Shelby counties in Tennessee, DeSoto County in Mississippi; and Crittenden County in Arkansas. As your partner in accessing federal and state resources, we hope you use MAAG as an organization to help you enhance, strengthen and sustain your community.
Among one of MAAG’s many goals is to cultivate and bridge individual resources in order to strengthen our competitiveness in this global economy. We believe that a strong regional presence within this economy expands opportunities for our individual members to enhance their citizens’ community quality of life.
As you examine our website, please take note of MAAG’s many accomplishments and the growing number of opportunities that we can assist both governments and businesses in. As we move ahead, MAAG continues to search for new ways to assist communities by helping to identify and implementing their vision for a better tomorrow.
Please join us as we work together for a better future.
Chairman Hugh Davis
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
US Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Education Grant - March 6, 2015
US Economic Development Administration - Economic Development Assistance Programs-Round 2 - March 12, 2015
US Dept. of Transportation - Federal Lands Access Program -- March 13, 2015
AR Dept. of Rural Services - Rural Community Grant -- March 13, 2015
AR Dept. of Rural Services - Rural Fire Protection Grant -- March 13, 2015
National Disaster Resilience Competition -- March 16, 2015
TN Dept. of Transporation - Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement Program -- April 10, 2015
Curbside Value Partnership - Recycling Partnership -- April, 15, 2015
US Economic Development Administration - Economic Development Assistance Programs-Round 3 - June 21, 2015
TN Recreation and Parks Association - Community Garden Grant
US Dept of Transportation - Transportation Alternatives Program
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MAAG represents municipalities in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee; Crittenden county in Arkansas and DeSoto county in Mississippi.
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Delta Regional Authority launches Delta Challenge pitch competitions to identify and stregthen entrepreneurs in Delta
Entrepreneurship Network will cultivate innovation, growth in regionalentrepreneurial community
Clarksdale, MS (January 15, 2015) -- The Delta Regional Authority has launched The Delta Challenge - a series of entrepreneurship pitch competitions - as part of a newly established program called the DRA Entrepreneurship Network to boost entrepreneurial success in Delta region and Alabama Black Belt - DRA Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill anounced today. Read Article
Economic Development Administration partners with Memphis Area Association of Government to provide economic development support
Memphis, TN (January 6, 2015) – Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) receives $189,000 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS). Read Article
POSITION OPENING: Community Planning Director - Somerville, TN
Somerville, TN (January 5, 2015) -- Town of Somerville announced a position opening for the Community Planning Director. See Listing
TDEC Announces Recycling Equipment and Used Oil Grants Awards; Lauderdale and Fayette Counties Awarded over $46,000
Memphis, TN (December 19, 2014) -- The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced $531,820 has been awarded to localities through the 2014 Recycling Equipement Grant Program. Additionally, $400,600 has been awarded to localieites through the Used Oil Grant Program. Read Article
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