Clarksville, TN – Qualified nonprofit charitable or civic organizations in Clarksville have an opportunity to seek the City’s financial support on a limited basis.
Applications for these funds are due by noon on Friday, April 12th, 2013.“This is an opportunity for the City to help organizations that help our citizens. Our communities’ various charitable and civic organizations play a vital role in providing assistance through a variety of programs and projects. I am very happy that we are able to offer some funding assistance for organizations that qualify,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.
In order to qualify for the funds, each organization must provide the application and: (1) a letter from the Internal Revenue Service recognizing the organization as holding tax-exempt status and (2) a copy of the most recent organizational financial audit, or in the absence of an audit, the profit and loss statement for the past business year.
After the applications are reviewed for compliance, the qualifying organizations will be asked to appear before the committee to present their funding request and answer any questions about their applications. The committee members are Councilman David Allen (Chair), Councilman Geno Grubbs, Councilwoman Kaye Jones and Councilman Bill Summers. Final approval for each funding award is made by the City Council as part of the annual budget process.
For a funding application and additional information about the program and policy, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/nonprofit .