Resources for Nonprofits

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Shelby County Community Enhancement Grant 

Each member of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners has funds available to allocate within their individual districts for non-profit organizations (i.e. 501(c)3 & 501(c)4), as well as some governmental/quasi-governmental agencies. Nonprofits are eligible to apply. For more information about the program click here.

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Work with Shelby County: Become a Vendor

Are you looking for new streams of income, grants, or contract opportunities? Have you ever wondered how to get a contract with your local government? You must be a registered vendor in order to do work with the county. Click here to register. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a nonprofit or locally owned small business you MUST register as a LOSB (locally owned small business). 


Tennessee Nonprofit Network  

Tennessee Nonprofit Network (TNN) serves as the statewide nonprofit association for Tennessee. The organization provides training and technical assistance, connections to resources, and sector-wide research and public policy support to nonprofits in Tennessee and those that serve Tennessee residents. TNN's mission is to build the momentum of the nonprofit sector in Tennessee to create equitable, measurable, and lasting change. Click here to learn more about Tennessee Nonprofit Network. 

So you want to start a nonprofit? Click here to download TNN's checklist to guide you through the necessary steps to establish your nonprofit.