A resolution appropriating a total of $200,000 from the Nashville Public Library 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, the Library has accepted applications from nonprofit organizations to receive Community Partnership Fund grants; and,
WHEREAS, the Mayor has accepted the recommendations of the Library 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.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. There is hereby appropriated Two Hundred Thousand dollars ($200,000) from the Library to nonprofit organizations as follows:
$20,000 to Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing;
$20,000 to Nations Ministry Center;
$20,000 to Book’em;
$20,000 to McNeilly Center for Children;
$20,000 to St. Luke’s Community House;
$20,000 to Nashville Public Library Foundation;
$20,000 to Project Transformation TN;
$20,000 to East Nashville Hope Exchange;
$20,000 to Nashville Adult Literacy Council; and,
$20,000 to Moves and Grooves.
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.
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee - Approved
IntroducedAugust 7, 2018
AdoptedAugust 7, 2018 - Roll Call Vote
ApprovedAugust 8, 2018
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Last Modified: 08/10/2018 2:58 PM