50 Years In Our Community 50 Years In Our Community

Founded in 1969, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis brings a half-century of experience and expertise, working with donors, professional advisors, and nonprofits to help strengthen our community through philanthropy. Together, we have built a trusted resource that helps transform the way you give.

Invest With Us

The Community Foundation provides the support, assistance, and encouragement that enables you to fuel lasting change and maximize the potential of our community. Whichever way you choose to give, you can take pride in knowing you are building a stronger Mid-South and improving the lives of others.

Invest With Us

The Community Foundation provides the support, assistance, and encouragement that enables you to fuel lasting change and maximize the potential of our community. Whichever way you choose to give, you can take pride in knowing you are building a stronger Mid-South and improving the lives of others.

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A Track Record of Success A Track Record of Success

2018 was quite a year, with a new record for grants to the community from the Community Foundation.

Just last year:

  • Donors gave the Foundation $161.1 MILLION in gifts
  • The Community Foundation & donors awarded $147.6 MILLION to nonprofits in grants
  • 6,733 GRANTS awarded to 1,864 DISTINCT NONPROFITS

What's Happening

Investing in a Neighborhood

(Jul. 1, 2019) Donors Lori and Eric Robertson are among Soulsville, USA’s proudest and most vocal ambassadors. As inspiring as the neighborhood’s past is, the Robertsons are focused on its future, and how they can play a part.

Funding Opportunity: "Real World" STEM Kits

The University of Tennessee Foundation invites you to support Shelby County Schools students' access to "real world" level science by sponsoring a $1,500 STEM kit.