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Direct Appropriation Resources

If your non-profit organization is a recipient of a Direct Appropriation congratulations! You’ll find here all you need to know for your organization to receive its funding.

Direct Appropriation Funding Process-at-a-Glance

Provides information regarding timelines and recipient requirements to receive payments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers questions that recipients commonly ask.

Direct Appropriation Recipient Toolbox

Provides links to standard forms and instructions you will need throughout the year, including payment Invoices, final reports, Grants Manual, and OMB Circular.

Contact Grants Coordination

Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Department of Finance
Division of Grants Coordination
700 2nd Avenue South, Suite 201
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219-6300

Fiscal Year 2020 Direct Appropriations

FY2020 Direct Appropriation Presentation Schedule for March 12, 2019 and March 13, 2019

Note: For FY2020 Direct Appropriations, non-profit organizations should make their request for funding to the Director of Finance by February 8, 2019.

Direct Appropriation Grant Requirements (Please read before you apply)

Talia Lomax-O'dneal,
Director of Finance

Please copy the following individuals in your request.

Dennise Meyers
Assistant to Director of Finance
Office of the Finance Director

Vaughn Wilson,
Administrative Service Manager,
Division of Grants and Accountability

At a minimum, please provide the following information:

  1. What services does your organization provide to the residents of Davidson County?
  2. How many residents are your currently serving and how do they benefits?
  3. How much funding are you requesting from Metro?
  4. If funding is awarded, how many additional residents will be served and how will they benefit?
  5. In addition to serving more residents, are there other community benefits Metro funding would help you achieve?
  6. How would you use this funding to help create a more equitable Nashville, where all residents have an opportunity to participate in the city's success?