Supportive facts and figures, published and quotable experts, government and private research can all add credibility to your problem definition and proposed solutions. The Grant Center has gathered the following sites as starting points for your data gathering. The sites offer free or public information.
Remember: Think globally, but make sure you have local data!
City of Memphis
The University of Tennessee, Memphis
The Univiversity of Memphis
The Commercial Appeal
Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Memphis Police Department
Memphis Regional Chamber