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.

CFGM

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

Website Connects Mid-Southerners to Data & Nonprofits

(Nov. 29, 2019) WMC-TV 5 reports that LIVEGIVEmidsouth.org is helping Mid-Southerners find problems in their community and contribute to the solutions. The website is the first of its kind in the country and it's already making an impact.

LIVEGIVEMIDSOUTH HAS NEW LOOK, SPEED AND LOTS MORE TO SEE

(Nov. 15, 2019) The Daily Memphian reports that LIVEGIVEmidsouth is a trove of information on just about anything that pertains to Memphis, the nonprofits working to make it better, and ways to get involved.