West Tennessee Lead Regional Organizations

 

Lead Contact Organization:  Memphis/Shelby County Office of Sustainability

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The Memphis & Shelby County Office of Sustainability completed the Sustainable Shelby Implementation Plan in 2008. This plan established a strategic framework for action with regard to “green” initiatives in Memphis and Shelby County. The Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability has been charged with the implementation and oversight of the Sustainable Shelby Implementation Plan. The Office of Sustainability is a leading advocate and resource for sustainability in the area and coordinates various regional initiatives. (contact John Zeanah)

 

Regional Partner: Urban Land Institute – Memphis

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The Memphis Chapter of the Urban Land Institute is a District Council serving the Mid-South. Founded in 2007 by some of Memphis’ most respected architects, developers and land planners, the group today is over 100 members strong. ULI-Memphis supports education and research at the local level through our programs and initiatives.

 

Regional Partner: Community Development Council of Greater Memphis

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The Community Development Council is a nonprofit association of community development corporations in Memphis, TN, engaged in capacity building, peer information sharing, and advocacy.

 

 

The following table lists the diverse group of public and private sector partner organizations located and working within the West Tennessee Region.
 

OrganizationService AreaTypeWebsite
A Better Memphis MemphisNon-profithttp://bettermemphis.org/
Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence Mid-SouthNon-profithttp://www.npexcellence.org/
Arkansas Rural Delta Heritage Initiative ArkansasNon-profithttp://www.arkansasdelta.org/
Arkwings Foundation MemphisNon-profithttp://www.arkwings.com/
Binghampton Development Corporation MemphisCommunity development corporationhttp://www.bdcmemphis.org/
Christian Brothers University MemphisInstitutionhttp://www.cbu.edu/
City of Bartlett, Tennessee BartlettGovernmenthttp://www.cityofbartlett.org/
City of Germantown, Tennessee GermantownGovernmenthttp://www.germantown-tn.gov/
City of Hernando, Mississippi HernandoGovernmenthttp://cityofhernando.org/
City of Lakeland, Tennessee LakelandGovernmenthttp://www.lakelandtn.gov/
City of Marion, Arkansas MarionGovernmenthttp://marionar.org/
City of Memphis, Tennessee MemphisGovernmenthttp://www.memphistn.gov/
City of Millington, Tennessee MillingtonGovernmenthttp://www.millingtontn.gov/
City of West Memphis, Arkansas West MemphisGovernment
Clean Fuels of West Tennessee West TennesseePublic
Clean Memphis MemphisNon-profithttp://cleanmemphis.org/
Colonial Acres Neighborhood Association MemphisNon-profithttp://www.neighborhoodlink.com/Colonial_Acres
Community Development Council of Greater Memphis Shelby CountyCommunity development corporationhttp://memphiscommunitydevelopment.com/
Community L.I.F.T. MemphisNon-profithttp://www.communitylift.org/
Concorde Career College Institutionhttp://www.concorde.edu/
Crittenden Regional Hospital Mid-SouthInstitutionhttp://www.crittendenregional.org/
Crosstown, LLC MemphisPrivatehttp://www.crosstownmemphis.com/
DeSoto County Greenways DeSoto CountyPublichttp://www.desotogreenways.org/
Downtown Memphis Commission MemphisPrivatehttp://www.downtownmemphiscommission.com/
Frayser Community Development Corporation MemphisCommunity development corporationhttp://www.fraysercdc.org/
Friends for Our Riverfront MemphisNon-profithttp://www.friendsforourriverfront.org/
Greater Memphis Greenline Shelby CountyPublichttp://greatermemphisgreenline.com/
Grow Memphis MemphisNon-profithttp://growmemphis.org/
Harahan Bridge Project Mid-SouthPublichttp://harahanbridgeproject.com/
Healthy Lifestyle Alliance Non-profit
Hyde Family Foundations MemphisPrivatehttp://www.hydefoundation.org/
Impact Community Development Corporation Community development corporation
JPA, Inc. Private
Knowledge Quest MemphisNon-profithttp://kqmemphis.org/
Latino Memphis MemphisNon-profithttp://www.latinomemphis.org/
Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being Mid-SouthPrivatehttp://www.lebonheur.org/kids-health-wellness/le-bonheur-in-the-community/
Livable Memphis MemphisPublichttp://www.livablememphis.org/
Memphis Area Association of Governments Mid-SouthPublichttp://maagov.org/
Memphis Area Association of REALTORS Mid-SouthPrivatehttp://www.maar.org/
Memphis Area Transit Authority Shelby CountyPublichttp://www.matatransit.com/
Memphis Bioworks Foundation Mid-SouthNon-profithttp://www.memphisbioworks.org/
Memphis Botanic Gardens MemphisNon-profithttp://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com/
Memphis Center for Independent Living MemphisNon-profithttp://mcil.org/mcil/
Memphis Friendship Foundation Non-profithttp://memphisfriendshipfoundation.org/
Memphis Regional Design Center Mid-SouthNon-profithttp://www.mrdcinfo.org/
Mid-South Greenways Steering Committee Mid-SouthPublichttp://www.midsouthgreenways.org/
Mid-South Peace and Justice Center Mid-SouthNon-profithttps://www.midsouthpeace.org/
Mississippi River Corridor Tennessee Non-profithttp://www.msrivertn.org/
North Delta Planning and Development District MississippiPublichttp://www.ndpdd.com/
Oasis of Hope Shelby CountyNon-profithttp://www.oasis-of-hope.com/
Overton Park Conservancy MemphisNon-profithttp://www.overtonpark.org/conservancy
Pigeon Roost Community Development Corporation MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttps://www.facebook.com/ThePigeonRoostCommunityDevelopmentCorporation
Raleigh Community Development Corporation MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttp://raleighcdc.org/rcdc/
Ritchie Smith and Associates MemphisPrivatehttp://www.rsaladesign.com/
Riverview Kansas Community Development Corporation MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttp://www.riverviewkansascdc.org/
Roots Memphis MemphisPrivatehttp://www.rootsmemphis.org/
Self + Tucker Architects MemphisPrivatehttp://selftucker.com/
Shelby County Historical Commission Shelby CountyPublichttp://www.shelbycountytn.gov/index.aspx?NID=135
Shelby County Schools Shelby CountyInstitutionhttp://www.scsk12.org/uf/index.php
Shelby County, Tennessee Shelby CountyGovernmenthttp://www.shelbycountytn.gov/
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy Shelby CountyNon-profithttp://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/
Sierra Club - Chickasaw Group MemphisNon-profithttp://tennessee.sierraclub.org/chickasaw/
Small Planet Works MemphisPrivatehttp://www.smallplanetworks.com/
SOLIDS, Inc. Non-profit
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center MississippiInstitutionhttp://strawberryplains.audubon.org/
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation TennesseeGovernmenthttp://www.tennessee.gov/environment/
The Works, Inc. MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttp://theworkscdc.org/
Town of Arlington, Tennessee ArlingtonGovernmenthttp://www.townofarlington.org/
Town of Collierville, Tennessee ColliervilleGovernmenthttp://collierville.com/
Trust for Public Land Non-profit
TRUST Marketing MemphisPrivatehttp://www.trustmkt.com/
U.S. Green Building Council, Memphis MemphisNon-profithttp://www.usgbc.org/organizations/usgbc-memphis-regional-chapter
University Neighborhoods Development Corporation MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttp://www.memphisundc.com/
University of Memphis Institutionhttp://www.memphis.edu/
Urban Land Institute, Memphis MemphisPublichttp://memphis.uli.org/
Victorian Village Community Development Corporation MemphisCommunity Development Corporationhttp://www.victorianvillageinc.org/
Vollintine Evergreen Community Association MemphisNon-profithttp://veca.org/
West Tennessee Urban Forestry Council Non-profithttp://www.wtc-tufc.com/
Wolf River Conservancy MemphisNon-profithttp://www.wolfriver.org/
YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South Mid-SouthNon-profithttp://www.ymcamemphis.org/