News

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 »

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 »

CFGM Grants $220K To Group of 17 Nonprofits

December 18th, 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has announced its latest round of grants, some $220,000 in “capacity building” funds for area nonprofits. read more »

New websites change giving game in Memphis

December 11th, 2015

Two new websites launched in November that aim to help Memphians make easier philanthropic choices by providing a one-stop resource for all organizations serving the Memphis area and data on where community need exists. read more »

Profile: Bob Fockler of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

December 9th, 2015

Inside Memphis Business profiles Community Foundation of Greater Memphis president Bob Fockler. read more »

Memphis Millenials Find a Way to Give Back

December 1st, 2015

A new generation of giving changes the landscape. Inside Memphis Business takes a look at the role the Community Foundation and GiVE 365 play in innovative philanthropy in Memphis. read more »

New Sites Offer Big Data on City's Biggest Challenges

November 26th, 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, along with several other funders, launched two websites this week to make it easier to find firm facts that paint accurate depictions of Memphis' challenges and the group or groups working on the problems you care about.  read more »

New online tools launched for donors

November 24th, 2015

Two free websites offered in tandem, WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org and WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org, launched Tuesday by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. read more »

Nonprofits, corporations partner to launch regional database

November 24th, 2015

Launched the week of Thanksgiving, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis in partnership with local foundations, corporations and nonprofits have equipped the region with a database that pairs the community’s biggest challenges with data about the nonprofits who are working to solve them.  read more »

Window to our World

November 23rd, 2015

WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org and its companion site, WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org, (known jointly as WWL | WTG) are the result of a grand collaboration between no fewer than 16 local foundations, nonprofits, and corporations, each with a vision for educating a community about the details that, woven together, form the fabric of a city and region. read more »