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Resolution RS2018-1364

A resolution appropriating a total of $40,000 from the Youth Violence Grassroots Initiatives to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive related 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 Office of the Mayor has identified the following nonprofit organizations to receive a direct appropriation and capacity building support through the Youth Violence Reduction Partnership; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor has determined that $40,000 in Youth Violence Grassroots Initiatives 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 Forty Thousand dollars ($40,000) from the Youth Violence Grassroots Initiatives (01101142) to nonprofit organizations as follows:

$15,000 to Gideon’s Army;
$12,500 to Gentlemen And Not Gangsters (G.A.N.G.);
$ 7,500 to Nashville Peacemakers; and,
$ 5,000 to Dads Against Destruction (DADS).

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.


Tanaka Vercher, Sharon Hurt, Erica Gilmore

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedAugust 21, 2018

AdoptedAugust 21, 2018

ApprovedAugust 22, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/24/2018 10:44 AM