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GiVE 365 awards $62,600 in grant funding

September 12th, 2014

GiVE 365, The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis’ dollar-a-day philanthropy program, announced grants totaling $62,600 to nine nonprofit organizations on Thurs., Sept. 11. read more »

Greenprint plan is more than urban-planning idealism

September 2nd, 2014

From The Commercial Appeal: The Greenprint has the potential to attract businesses that bring good-paying jobs that attract and retain creative individuals. An improved quality of life will bring other benefits, from better health and public transportation to higher property values. read more »

Donors Often Overlook Benefits of Giving Appreciated Stock

September 2nd, 2014

From The Chronicle of Philanthropy: There are significant benefits to donating appreciated stock versus cash. read more »

Greenprint Advocates Tout Benefits

August 28th, 2014

From The Daily News: The Greenprint allows the Memphis area to be on the leading edge of changes in the nation’s cities, which are working hard to keep existing residents and attract new ones. read more »

2015 Strengthening Communities grant process open

August 25th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the start of the 2015 Strengthening Communities grant cycle. read more »

Greenprint helps sustainability take root

August 22nd, 2014

From The Commercial Appeal: The Mid-South Regional Greenprint & Sustainability Plan addresses critical issues that include housing, land use, resource conservation, environmental protection, community health, public transportation and economic development. read more »

Twenty-six scholarship funds at the Community Foundation awarded 93 awards in 2014

August 21st, 2014

In 2014, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis made 93 scholarship awards from 26 different scholarship funds, totaling $124,205 to 89 students.  read more »

Nonprofits to Pitch Ideas for GiVE 365 Grants

August 11th, 2014

From The Daily News: Finalists will have three minutes on Monday night, Aug. 18, to compete for Community Foundation of Greater Memphis GiVE 365 grants. read more »

Collaborative nonprofits will vie for $62,600 in GiVE 365 grants

July 31st, 2014

Organizations will present three-minute pitches to GiVE 365 membership at Aug. 18 event. read more »

Green Machine celebrates one year of mobile groceries

July 30th, 2014

From The Daily News: Over the last year, the Green Machine Mobile Food Market has served 15,000 customers in neighborhoods with little access to fresh fruits and vegetables. read more »