SPRING/SUMMER 2017 Event Grant 

Activate Your Neighborhood!

Do you want to make the Memphis Medical District a great place to live, work, and play? If so, you are an ideal candidate for the Memphis Medical District’s Spring/Summer 2017 Event Grant. The event grant’s purpose is to bring people together for a celebration, entertainment, or community improvement activity. Apply today and help us activate your neighborhood!

It’s Easy!

1.     Determine what you will do in the Memphis Medical District. 
2.     Figure out what it will cost. We fund up to $5,000 for events.
3.     Fill out our simple Event Grant Application detailing your idea.
4.     Receive half of your funding upfront.
5.     Host your event.
6.     Receive reimbursement for the remaining funding.

What are we looking for?

Events that excite you and connect people. Simply, submit a clearly written application about how your event will promote and celebrate the Memphis Medical District and help people connect to the community and each other. You can view our scoring rubric, here

Need some help generating ideas?

There are several great resources for generating ideas for hosting events. Start out by viewing our 2016 event grant awardees, then visit these websites: National Neighborhood Day, ioby, Project for Public Spaces, Better Block, Ten at the Top.


Apply by July 15th, 2017 for events taking place through August 31st, 2017.  Please fill out the event grant application below, and allow 10 business days for processing and review.

Hard copies of the application may be picked up at 656 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103. If you are planning a series of events, please provide one application and request a funding level to cover the entire series.

Contact for technical assistance or clarification of the application process.

Organization/Business/Individual *
Primary Contact Phone *
Primary Contact Phone
Event Date *
Event Date
What time does your event start? *
What time does your event start?
What time will your event be over? *
What time will your event be over?
Event Location *
Event Location
Keep in mind the event will have to be in the Medical District. See boundary map below.
Amount of Funding Requested: