Meetings & Conferences
Sept. 24 - MAAG Executive Board Meeting - 10AM
Board Meeting Agenda
Check here for the next board meetings.
Fairs & Festivals & Events
Sept. 5 - Labor Day Celebration - Henning, TN
Sept. 10-11 - Lauderdale County Fair - Halls, TN
Sept 11 - Southern Heritage Classic Music Festival - Southaven, MS
Sept. 12 - Germantown Festival - Germantown, TN
Sept. 19 - Cooper-Young Festival - Memphis, TN
Oct. 10 - Heritage Festival - Grand Junction, TN
Oct. 23 - River Arts Fest - Memphis, TN
Oct. 24 - Fall Festival - Henning, 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
US Economic Development Admistration - Partnership for Opportunity Workforce & Economic Revitalization (POWER) Inititative - OPEN
TN Dept of Environment & Conservation - Used Oil Grant Program -- October 1, 2015
TN Dept of Environment & Conservation - Recycling Equipment Grant Program -- October 1, 2015
US Economic Development Administration - Regional Innovation Strategies Program -- October 5, 2015
TN Dept. of Transportation - Transportation Alternatives Program -- November 3, 2015
AR Economic Development Commission Rural Services - GIF House Fire Protection Funding -- December 18, 2015
Communities Unlimited, Inc - ALTShops
TN Recreation and Parks Association - Community Garden Grant
NEW DAY TRIPPIN' SITE LAUNCHES!!! CHECK IT OUT HERE!
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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Delta Regional Authority, state and local partners invest $21 million into West Tennessee
Newbern, TN (October 2, 2015) – The Delta Regional Authority and its partners are investing more than $21 million in federal, state, and local resources to support small business owners and entrepreneurs, workers and their families by improving economic development, workforce training, and job creation in West Tennessee’s Delta region, Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today. Read Article
Workshop for Delta Businesses: How to Increase Sales and Reach International Markets
The Delta Regional Authority, the Memphis U.S. Export Assistance Center, and other partners invite you to participate Wednesday, September 30 in a full day of panel discussions, workshops, and presentations on the basics of exporting including logistics, financing, export readiness, and compliance with government regulations. This event is free and open to anyone wanting to further their exporting knowledge and connect with other professionals. Lunch will be provided. More Information
Delta Challenge pitch competition kicks off with four Memphis entrepreneurs as winners
Memphis, TN (September 21, 2015) – The Delta Challenge pitch competition series has identified its first four Delta Entrepreneurship Network fellows at the kick-off event Friday, September 18, Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman announced. The competition featured 11 entrepreneurs from across the Mid-South to pitch their ideas for a fellowship with the Delta Entrepreneurship Network. Read Article
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