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Resolution RS2018-1333

A resolution appropriating a total of $200,000 from Metropolitan Social Services to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive Community Partnership Fund grants.

WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated states that metropolitan forms of government may provide financial assistance to nonprofit organizations in accordance with the guidelines of the Metropolitan Government; and,

WHEREAS, Section 5.04.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that the Council may, by Resolution, appropriate funds for the financial aid of nonprofit organizations; and,

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Social Services has accepted applications from nonprofit organizations to receive Community Partnership Fund grants; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor has accepted the recommendations of Metropolitan Social Services that $200,000 in Community Partnership Fund grants should be disbursed to specific nonprofit organizations; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that these funds be appropriated to these nonprofit organizations.


Section 1. There is hereby appropriated Two Hundred Thousand dollars ($200,000) from Metropolitan Social Services to nonprofit organizations as follows:

$40,000 to Safe Haven Family Shelter;
$40,000 to Catholic Charities of Tennessee;
$40,000 to NeedLink Nashville;
$40,000 to The Arc of Davidson County & Greater Nashville; and,
$40,000 to Operation Stand Down Tennessee.

Section 2. The Metropolitan Government is hereby authorized to enter into a grant contract with the nonprofit organizations listed in Section 1 above for the amount provided herein for the purposes stated. Such contract shall specify the terms and conditions under which the grant funds are to be spent.

Section 3. That this Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.


Jim Shulman

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee - Approved

IntroducedAugust 7, 2018

AdoptedAugust 7, 2018 - Roll Call Vote

ApprovedAugust 8, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/10/2018 2:58 PM