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Gayle S. Rose and other private donors collaborate to offer free "Selma" admission

January 16th, 2015

You are invited to donate to the Selma Student Fund to enable seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students to see the movie “Selma” free of charge. read more »

Community Foundation awards $212,471 to strengthen nonprofits

December 22nd, 2014

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announced grants totaling $212,471 in its Nonprofit Capacity Building funding category that improve organizations in the arts, health care, and social services. read more »

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 »

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 »