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Notice of Funding Availability
Public Service Grants

The City of Murfreesboro expects to have approximately $112,000 available to fund Community Development Public Service Grants for the 2016-17 Program Year. The projects funded by the Public Service Grants must benefit low- and moderate-income residents of Murfreesboro.


Community Development Block Grant regulations (24 CFR 570.201) allow the use of grant funds for a wide range of public service activities, including, but not limited to:

Child care/counseling         Public safety services         Homebuyer counseling

Health care                          Fair Housing activities        Energy conservation

Job training                          Youth services                    Services for senior citizens

Recreation programs          Homeless services             Education programs

                             Substance abuse counseling and treatment

Qualified nonprofit agencies (applicant organizations must have 501(c)3 tax-exempt status) and government agencies are invited to apply for these competitive grants.

 To learn more, consult the 2016 Public Service Grant Program Guide available on the City website (www.murfreesborotn.gov) or call the Community Development Department (615-890-4660). The deadline for 2016-17 applications was 4:00 p.m., February 29, 2016. Agencies interested in applying for the 2017-18 funding cycle should contact the Community Development Department.