Meetings & Conferences
December 18, 2014 at 2:00PM - MAAG Executive Board Meeting
Check here for the next board meeting and for upcoming conferences and training sessions.
Fairs & Festivals & Events
November 21-December 30 - Zoo Lights - Memphis,TN
November 21-December 28 - Starry Nights - Memphis,TN
November 27-December 31 - Southern Lights - Southaven, MS
November 28 - After Thanksgiving Day Hike - Fort Pillow, TN
December 5 - Christmas Parade - Collierville, TN
December 6 - St. Jude Marathon/Half/5K - Memphis,TN
December 6 - Christmas in Collierville - Collierville, TN
December 7 - Holiday Parade - Millington, TN
December 7 - Holiday Artist Market - Memphis, TN
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
TN Dept of Transportation - Community Transportation Planning Grant -- December 10, 2014
TN Dept. Environment and Conservation - Clean Tennessee Energy Grant - January 30, 2015
Historic Preservation Grant -- January 31, 2015
US Dept. of Transportation - Federal Lands Access Program -- March 13, 2015
National Disaster Resilience Competition -- March 16, 2015
Economic Development Administration - Small Business Empowerment Initiative
Transportation Alternatives Program
Tennessee Safe Routes to School Program Grant Opportunities
Check out the Day Trippin' Website to plan your next Day Trip!
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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Memphis-Shelby County Receives GOLD in Valley Sustainable Communities Development Program
Memphis, TN (November 20, 2014) -- Memphis-Shelby County has been designated as a Valley Sustainable GOLD Community in Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) economic development program. Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and Greater Memphis Chamber recently completed the program sponsored by TVA and developed and administered by consultant Boyette Strategic Advisors (BSA). Read Article
The Tennessee Conservationist Magazine Earns Accolades
Nashville, TN (November 20, 2014) – This fall has not only brought brighter colors and cooler temperatures across the state, but also two awards for The Tennessee Conservationist magazine, a publication dedicated to promoting our rich natural heritage and sharing stories that are authentically Tennessee.Read Article
EPA Names Oak Ridge, Tennessee a 2014 Green Power Leader
Atlanta, GA (November 19, 2014) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing Oak Ridge, Tennessee as a Green Power Community of the Year. The city is one of 19 Green Power Partners and four suppliers from across the country receiving Green Leadership Awards that are given annually by the Agency. Read Article
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