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Barnes Fund Applications

2016 Funding Round (Closed)

The Barnes Fund is seeking proposals from non-profit housing developers for home owner rehabilitation projects, rental projects and home buyer projects in Davidson County, Tennessee. The Barnes Fund was created for the purpose of assisting in the development and provision of good quality, affordable housing for Davidson County residents of limited means.

Ten million dollars in grant funding was available for the fall 2016 funding round. Applications were due  November 14 at noon. Submissions will be verified through electronic date and time stamp from when the email was received.

Eligible projects must create or preserve affordable housing opportunities in Nashville and Davidson County Tennessee. Rental projects must be affordable to households with incomes at or below 60% of the median family income adjusted for family size. Home buyer/home owner rehabilitation projects must be affordable to households with incomes at or below 80% of the median family income adjusted for family size.

2016 Funding Application

To fill out the application, interested parties must download both of the appropriate documents and save it to their computer. Each application requires two files, a spreadsheet and a corresponding word document. Applicants must use only the forms and spaces provided on the application. Questions altered or changed will result in the application being deemed ineligible and will not be reviewed for funding. Please submit all files to barnesapp@nashville.gov.

Application type Spreadsheet (Excel) Application (Word)
Home buyer Home buyer spreadsheet Home buyer application
Rental Rental spreadsheet Rental application
Rehab Rehab spreadsheet Rehab application

Questions? Review our Frequently Asked Questions document, updated October 19. Any additional questions should be submitted in writing to barnesapp@nashville.gov.