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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 »

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 »