News

The President Signed the IRA Charitable Rollover Bill

December 19th, 2014

The President signed the IRA Charitable Rollover for 1 year, retroactive for 2014, along with the other tax extenders package, H.R. 5771. IRA holders will have just two weeks to make qualifying distributions from their IRAs. read more »

Options for smarter year-end giving

December 8th, 2014

The Community Foundaiton offers several options for year-end giving that benefit charities and help you maximize tax benefits. read more »

2014 Holiday Donation Drives

November 14th, 2014

View of list of nonprofits that are collecting toys, clothes, food, and more during the 2014 holiday season. Have one to add? Email(jmcdonald [at] cfgm [dot] org) Director of Marketing & Communications Julia McDonald. read more »

Community foundation sets up fund to help clear sexual assault kit backlog

October 23rd, 2014

From The Commercial Appeal: A fund has been set up at The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis to collect donations for processing rape kits,  read more »

Rape Kit Backlog Update by the Numbers

October 23rd, 2014

From The Memphis Flyer: A local fund has been established at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis to help MPD test more kits. read more »

Community Foundation grants reach across the region to advance nonprofits

October 15th, 2014

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announced grants totaling $110,000 that span east Arkansas to middle Tennessee in its Community-wide funding category. read more »

GiVE 365 changes grant cycle timeline

October 7th, 2014

After careful consideration, GiVE 365 will be moving the annual grant cycle to a new timeline, with the theme announced in December and the grants awarded next May.  read more »

Memphis second-most generous of American cities

October 6th, 2014

Only two of the 50 biggest metropolitan areas—Salt Lake City and Memphis—gave more than 5 percent of income to charity. read more »

Collierville Community Fund awards nearly $15,000

September 19th, 2014

The Collierville Community Fund Grant Reception was held August 21, 2014, at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce and $14,949 in grants were presented. read more »

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 »