Shelby County Commission Community Enhancement Grant Program

NOTICE: THE SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ARE NOW ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS! ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BEFORE JULY 1, 2017 ARE VOID DUE TO NEW REQUIREMENTS BY STATE LAW. NEW APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR 2018. 
The Community Enhancement Grant Program was established via Resolution by the Shelby County Board of Commissioners during the FY 2016 Budget on July 6, 2015. Each member of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners have funds available to allocate within their individual districts for non-profit organizations (i.e. 501(c)3 & 501(c)4), as well as some governmental/quasi-governmental agencies. Grant applicants should contact the Shelby County Commissioner of their organizations’ home office for consideration for grant sponsorship. 
To determine the district your organization resides, click here. Additionally, the contact for County Commissioners can be found here.  

The revised guidelines for the Shelby County Board of Commissioners FY 2018 Community Enhancement Program were approved by the body on June 26, 2017. These revised guidelines include new requirements related to the online grant application as well as the submission of required financial documentation. 

Please view and submit the Grant Application.  Grant Applications will ONLY be accepted electronically and phone photos of documents WILL NOT be accepted . Any application that is incomplete or missing documentation will result in delayed processing. Please read through the application thoroughly due to changes made since the previous fiscal years. It is important to allow 30-45 days for the processing of any approved grants. 

 If you have any questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or you may contact the Coordinator of the Grant Program with Shelby County Commissions, Shirelle Brown at 901-222-1028.


Additional Resources


Shelby County Board of Commissioners Grant Program Checklist