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Applications Due for Board Building and Preservation Planning Workshop for African American Museums and Historic Sites

BLURB: Applications Due for Board Building and Preservation Planning Workshop for African American Museums and Historic Sites Preservation Leadership Training ® Targeted: Board Building and Preservation Planning Workshop, Mar. 26-28, Memphis, TN, is designed for executive directors, trustees, and boards managing African American historic sites and museums. Topic areas will include non-profit management, preservation planning, board development and fundraising strategies. Apply by February 17.   TWITTER: Gain the tools/strategies to build a...

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Notice to Home Improvement Contractors: Invitation to Bid

NOTICE TO HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS INVITATION TO BID Project # 2020-007 Housing Rehabilitation Shelby County, Tennessee The Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) will accept bids for rehabilitation work to be performed on a single family home in Shelby County, TN.  The home is located at 2764 West Hickory Bluff, Memphis, TN 38128.  Potential contractors will be able to visit the property on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:00am. Bid...

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Notice to Home Improvement Contractors: Invitation to Bid

NOTICE TO HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS INVITATION TO BID Project # 2020-006 Housing Rehabilitation Shelby County, Tennessee The Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) will accept bids for rehabilitation work to be performed on a single family home in Shelby County, TN.  The home is located at 1410 Keating Street, Memphis, TN 38114.  Potential contractors will be able to visit the property on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:00am. Bid forms...

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Notice of Public Hearing for the 2020-2024 State of Tennessee Consolidated Plan

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE 2020-2024 STATE OF TENNESSEE CONSOLIDATED PLAN The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) invites you to provide input as they develop the 2020-2024 State of Tennessee Consolidated Plan. This meeting will hear comments on the development of a draft Plan, while additional meetings will be held across the state after a draft has been released. Tuesday February 4, 2020 3:30-5:30pm William A. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower...

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Tennessee Downtowns Program Deadline

The Letters of Intent to apply for the Tennessee Downtowns program is due January 14, 2020. More information about the application and process can be found here.

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Tennessee Songwriters Week Sign-up

    Calling All Songwriters: Sign up for “Tennessee Songwriters Week” Qualifying Rounds for Chance to Perform at The Bluebird Cafe Tennessee Tourism Expands Second Annual Competition NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is set to expand its second annual Tennessee Songwriters Week in 2020 with the addition of qualifying rounds across the state. Starting December 9, songwriters can sign up to perform at qualifying rounds at...

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Safe Routes to Parks Applications Open November 4, 2019

The Program The Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program provides tailored technical assistance for seven communities to develop Safe Routes to Parks action plans and awards $12,500 to each community to begin implementation of those plans. The Safe Routes to Parks action plans will be based upon the Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework, developed in 2017 through the collaborative efforts of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and...

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FY2019 Applications Open for AACR, HBCU, SAT, and URC on Grants.gov

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for four grant programs through the Historic Preservation Fund: $14.5 million is available in funding for the 2019 African American Civil Rights (AACR) grant program, $8 million for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) grant program, $13 million for the Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grant program, and $750,000 for the Underrepresented Communities (URC) grant program. These competitive...

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CAPER Public Notices and Fair Housing Survey

CAPER Public Notices: Community Feedback Requested: Housing and Community Development in Tennessee The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has completed a draft of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the 2015-19 Tennessee Consolidated Plan for the CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs. This annual report to HUD describes how federal funds were spent on activities that benefit low and moderate income residents as...

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“The folks at MAAG have been a real asset for the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. The assistance they provided with our DRA grant was immeasurable. Without it, I doubt if we could have pulled it off. The staff is passionate about their work and their commitment to making the
Memphis Region a better place is most evident.”

John Threadgill - President, Bartlett Area Chamber