News

August 2016 eNews

August 15th, 2016

The power of gift planning, Community Foundation in the news read more »

Never Too Early or Too Late to Chase a Dream

August 3rd, 2016

In 2016, 27 different scholarship funds held at the Community Foundation made 84 scholarship awards to 83 students, totaling $123,365. The Daily News profiles some recipients in a cover article. read more »

July 2016 eNews

July 14th, 2016

FY 2016 Annual Report, scholarship recipients, Community Foundation in the news read more »

Community Foundation Bucks National Trend With Increase in Donations

June 22nd, 2016

For the fiscal year that ended April 30, CFGM received $195 million in donations – a 15.2 percent increase from the previous year’s $169.3 million, and almost a three-fold increase from $76.8 million three years ago.  read more »

The Information You Need for the Impact You Want: Two New Websites Link Data with Donor Actio

June 20th, 2016

The Midsouth has a new set of online tools to help citizens better understand their region—and support the nonprofit organizations that are working to make it better. Read more in the online newsletter of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  read more »

June 2016 eNews

June 15th, 2016

Focused funding on education, Annual Meeting photos, and new Board leadership read more »

Grant committee announces funding focus on K-12 students during their out-of-school time

June 7th, 2016

After a year of evaluation, the Community Foundation's Grants & Initiatives committee decided to spend its grant making budget of $300,000 on organizations that serve K-12 students during their out-of-school time. read more »

Three new members join Board of Governors

May 20th, 2016

The Community Foundation welcomes three new members to its Board of Governors: Kate Gilliland Connell, Investment Manager at Gilliland Investments; David Miller, Executive Vice President of Consumer Banking at First Tennessee Bank, N.A.; and Regina Walker, founder and principal of R D Walker & Associates , LLC. read more »

May 2016 eNews

May 16th, 2016

Introducing the Community Foundation's monthly newsletter read more »

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announces record-setting year

May 13th, 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announced record numbers for FY 2016. During FY 2016, which closed at the end of April, $195.2 million in new gifts were given to the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation granted $143.4 million to nonprofits, compared to $114.2 million in FY 2015.  read more »