MAAG Office will close Friday, July 3, 2015, for Independence Day! Happy 4th!
Meetings & Conferences
Check here for the next board meeting and for upcoming conferences and training sessions.
Fairs & Festivals & Events
Every Thrus. - Test & Tune - Millington, TN
Every Thrus. - Sunset on the Square - Collierville, TN
Every Thurs. - Music on the Square - Ripley, TN
Every Sat. - Music on the Square - Covington, TN
July 2 - Firework Extravaganza - Bartlett, TN
July 3 - Flag City Freedom Celebration - Millington, TN
July 3 - July 4th Fireworks Spectacular - Horn Lake, MS
July 3 - Independence Day Celebration - Collierville, TN
July 3 - Memphis Stars & Stripes 5K - Memphis, TN
July 4 - Independence Day Celebration & Parade - Cordova, TN
July 4 - Independence Day Celebration - Fort Pillow - Henning, TN
July 4 - Firework Extravaganza - Germantown, TN
July 4 - 4th July Celebrate your Independence Fireworks & Festival - Olive Branch, 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 OpportunitiesDelta Regional Authority - States' Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) - August 31, 2015
US Economic Development Admistration - Partnership for Opportunity Workforce & Economic Revitalization (POWER) Inititative - OPEN
TN Arts Commission - Arts Build Community(ABC) Grant - July 1, 2015
US Dept. of Housing & Urban Developement - CDBG Commercial Facade Grant -- July 17, 2015
US Dept. of Transportation - Transporation Alternatvies Program -- July 17, 2015
TN Dept. of Transportation - Transportation Alternatives Program -- November 3, 2015
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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JUNETEENTH CELEBRATED AT SLAVE HAVEN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MUSEUM
Memphis, TN (June 16, 2015) -- Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum (Burkle Estate) located at 826 N. Second St., will join in the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth this weekend. A national holiday in the United States, Juneteenth commemorates the abolition of slavery and the freeing of enslaved Africans in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865. Read Article
City of Halls awarded TDOT Community Transportation Planning Grant
Memphis, TN – On June 10, 2015, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) awarded the City of Halls the 2014 Community Transportation Planning Grant of $30,000. Halls is one of eight applicants to receive funding totaling $1 million in state assistance. The Community Transportation Planning Grant program provides funding for communities to plan strategies to enhance multimodal transportation. Read Article
City of Munford awarded over $900,000 from TDOT Multimodal Access Grant
Memphis, TN – On June 9, 2015, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced an award for the City of Munford through the Multimodal Access Fund Grant. Munford will receive $937,637 to improve pedestrian access and connectivity along SR-206. The City of Munford was one of 14 communities awarded a total of $10.2 million to improve transportation conditions for transit users, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Read Article
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