Neighborhood Engagement

(901) 636-7300

170 N. Main St. Memphis, TN 38103

M– F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

The office for the Neighborhood Engagement (ONE) seeks to build long-term relationships with residents of Memphis & Shelby County. The office engages with residents through training opportunities, workshops, and conferences, and teaches necessary skills to enhance Memphis’ neighborhoods and transform them into centers of pride and prosperity.


  • How2 Series & How2 On-Demand (Bilingual)
  • Neighborhood Connect Newsletter (Bilingual)
  • Annual “A Taste of Memphis”
  • Communiversity


Neighborhood Partnership Grant (NPG)

NPG Application Workshop Presentation

The Neighborhood Partnership Grant seeks to provide funding for non-development service-oriented programs or projects that benefit neighborhoods.


  • Nonprofit Organizations Only
    • Business/Economic Development
    • Community Development 
    • Community Initiatives 
  • Demonstrate at least one year of experience in serving its community.

Eligible Activities

  • Workforce Development
  • Youth Development
  • Economic Development
  • Activities that Support Affordable Housing
  • SBE/MBE/WBE Programs
  • Job Creation
  • Neighborhood Clean-Ups
  • Capacity Building

Click here to access the Neighborhood Partnership Grant (NPG) Application

NPG Program Budget

NPG Agency Budget

Click here to Download the Neighborhood Partnership Grant Application Guidelines (PDF) 

– note all applications must be completed electronically

HCD will start accepting applications for NPG at 8:00 a.m. on December 5, 2022, and will close on February 3, 2023 at 4 p.m

2019 Neighborhood Development Grant Recipients


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds were set aside to create the Community Coalition Grant Program. This technical assistance pilot program seeks to support recommendations of the Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan to support, build and expand community coalitions to broaden civic engagement. This program was piloted only in the Orange Mound and Binghampton communities. Non-profit organizations in these communities were encouraged to apply for a grant to fund their neighborhood-oriented projects, events, and activities (i.e. projects for seniors or youth, crime/safety awareness, education, health awareness, beautification, etc.)


  • Nonprofit organization with at least one year of experience in serving its community
  • Clients must be documented with HIV/AIDS diagnosis and meet HUD income guidelines for the county of their residence within the service area.
  • Must increase the availability of decent, safe and affordable housing for low income persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Must be in Fayette, Shelby, and Tipton Counties in Tennessee, DeSoto, Marshall, Tate, and Tunica Counties in Mississippi, and Crittenden County in Arkansas

Eligible Activities Include:

  • Acquisition and/or rehabilitation
  • Operations of a wide range of housing programs
  • Rental Assistance
  • Housing information and outreach, and supportive services.

The application period for HOPWA funds is currently closed and will reopen Winter 2022. Please check back here for more updates.

Current CCP Grant Recipients

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Call 211 for community services


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