Giving to MTAS

Private donations are important to the UT Institute for Public Service as we rely upon partners and gift to fund improvements to services and projects. Please consider how your contribution can matter most - whether it is impacting students and local governments through Public Service Internships, helping businesses identify innovative opportunities, or funding facility upgrade to improve the training environment for government leaders and law enforcement professionals. MTAS, as part of the Institute for Public Service, has a number of giving opportunities supporting municipalities the State of Tennessee. 

If you would like to consider giving to more than one of the opportunities below, CLICK HERE to split your donation between funds.
Bingham Endowment  Funds provide support for visiting and special consultants and faculty with MTAS and at the annual conference of the Tennessee Municipal League, with a focus on projects of special interest to the cities of Tennessee through the Municipal Technical Advisory Service
Gary H. Hensley Municipal Management Internship Endowment  Named in honor of the former city manager of Maryville, Tennessee, the Hensley Endowment supports internships with the city of Maryville for graduate students in the Masters of Public Administration program at the University of Tennessee
MTAS Gift Fund 
Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) and the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) Internship Endowment  Established by the Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund and the Tennessee County Services Loan Program to support interns and internship expenses for interns placed in city and county governments in Tennessee.
Paula Muscatello, Bill Rodgers Local Government Internship Endowment  Named for the late Paula Muscatello (wife of Joe Muscatello, a consultant with MTAS and later with the Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund) and the late Bill Rodgers, a consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS), endowment earnings fund interns for UT students interested in a career in local government.  The Muscatello–Rodgers Internship is generally targeted to support graduate interns in the upper Cumberland area interested in public service.
Tennessee Municipal Managers Internship Endowment 
Wampler Municipal Management Internship Fund 

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