News

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 »

Dollar-a-day giving circle creates new philanthropists in Memphis

July 24th, 2014

From the Council on Foundations: GiVE 365 creatively fosters philanthropy in the Greater Memphis area. read more »

Get Involved: Join GiVE 365

June 30th, 2014

From Choose 901: Join GiVE 365 and get to be a part of an awesome grant making process read more »

Housing First: making real progress toward ending homelessness in Memphis

June 26th, 2014

From High Ground News: Over the last two years, thanks in large part to the efforts of the Community Alliance for the Homeless, chronic homelessness in Memphis is down 40 percent. read more »