BLDG Memphis drives investments in Memphis
neighborhoods through building capacity in
members, public policy, and civic engagement.

About Us

BLDG Memphis (Build. Live. Develop. Grow.) is a coalition of organizations and individuals who support the development and redevelopment of healthy, vibrant, attractive, and economically s ustainable neighborhoods throughout the Memphis region. We accomplish this through policy and advocacy; community engagement and civic engagement; and capacity building programs for community development organizations. Read more…

What’s Happening Now

Big News for BLDG Memphis

Memphis 3.0, the city’s first comprehensive plan conducted in nearly 40 years, is turning five years old and is time for an update. Over the next year the city of Memphis will hold district workshops analyzing Memphis 3.0s priorities, future land use ideas, and the zoning rules that will impact the future of Memphis Communities.

Who should apply

  • Long standing community based organization 
    • with at least one full time staff person
    • Apply for up to $3,000
  • Neighborhood Based organization
    • Neighborhood Association, Parks Group
    • Apply for up to  $1,500
  • Individual Organizers
    • BLDG Memphis has funds for individual organizers who would like to participate. Please reach out to [email protected]

What we are asking for

  • Attend the Training session
  • Distribute flyers, through canvassing
  • share social media posts add events to newsletters
  • attend all three workshop meetings
  • Commit to Recruiting Community members to attending workshop meetings

Application

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Collaborative Project Experience
  • Quality of Work
  • Ability to communicate across different groups of people and communities
  • Ability to commit
  • Interest in Memphis 3.0 and civic engagement

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO BE A COMMUNITY PARTNER FOR MEMPHIS 3.0.

Calling all CDCs and CD stakeholders!!! BLDG Memphis 2024 Membership is now open and annual dues are being collected this March! See our Membership Overview for more information. Apply for Membership Here.

 

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