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

FY 2020 was quite a year, with a new record for grants to the community from the Community Foundation.

Just last year:

  • Donors gave the Foundation $524 MILLION in gifts
  • The Community Foundation & donors awarded $163 MILLION to nonprofits in grants
  • 6,972 GRANTS awarded to 1,898 DISTINCT NONPROFITS

What's Happening

$62,500 in New Grants to Agencies for Economic Relief

(June 1, 2020) In its eleventh round of weekly immediate relief grants, the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund awarded $62,500 to five organizations, bringing its total distribution to $2.07 million to 87 agencies.

Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Tops $2 Million in Grants for Economic Relief

(May 26, 2020) The tenth round of seven rapid relief grants totaling $95,000 brought the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund's cumulative grantmaking to $2,011,000 to support neighbors in need.