Meetings & Conferences
RESCHEDULED: MAAG Annual Dinner - April 30, 2015
Check here for the next board meeting and for upcoming conferences and training sessions.
Fairs & Festivals & Events
Mar. 12 - Soil Soldiers Lecture - Collierville, TN
Mar. 14 - Hero Dash 5K - Atoka, TN
Mar. 14 - 50K Tree Day - Tennessee
Mar. 14 - Silky O'Sullivan St. Patty's Day Parade - Memphis, TN
Mar. 15- Germantown 1/2 Marathon & Mayor's Cup 5K - Germantown, TN
Mar 20-21 - Master Gardeners Spring Fling - Memphis, TN
Mar. 21 - Spring Hike - Henning, TN
Mar 23 - Evening of Music - Collierville, TN
Mar 28 - Home & Abroad Lecture - Covington, TN
Mar. 30 - All Aboard, Education Program - Covington, 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 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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West Tennessee Heritage & "Roots" Day Trippin' Bus Tour Makeup Tour
Memphis, TN (March 24, 2015) -- Spring is here and the snow and ice are gone! It's time to get the West Tennessee Heritage and "Roots" Day Trippin' back on track. Our special Black History Month Tour has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Read Article
Haslam Names Kevin Triplett Commissioner of Tourist Development
Pigeon Forge executive Sande Weiss named co-chair of Tennessee Tourism Committee
Nashville, TN (March 17, 2015) -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that Kevin Triplett will join his cabinet as commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development. Read Article
National Disaster Resilience Competition
Release of the Draft Application for Public Content
Memphis, TN (March 11, 2015) -- Shelby County Government released the draft appliation for the National Resilience Competition (NDRC) for public comment on Monday, March 9. Read Article
Three Facilities in Tennessee among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
Atlanta, GA (March 9, 2015) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved Energy Star certification for their superior energy performance in 2014. Read Article
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