The Community Partnership Fund is for donors who want to pool their dollars to make nonprofits stronger and our community more vibrant. Grants are decided by committees of community volunteers.
These grants provide unrestricted operating support to agencies whose work directly supports other nonprofits. FY 2019 grants totaled $215,000.
BLDG Memphis ($60,000) provides capacity assessments, training programs, and technical assistance for its member organizations working to revitalize Memphis neighborhoods.
Community Alliance for the Homeless ($35,000) works to develop a comprehensive system to help end homelessness and coordinates local agencies that serve homeless individuals.
Community LIFT ($25,000) focuses on neighborhood development and planning, creating partnerships and securing funding from public and private sources to make sound investments in neighborhoods and community development organizations. Read The Daily News article about the organization.
Memphis Leadership Foundation ($25,000) supports the growth and capacity of faith-based organizations through training and technical assistance in governance, outcome measurement, resource development, and internal operations. Read The Daily News article about the organization.
Momentum Nonprofit Partners ($70,000) provides educational programs to staff and board leadership of nonprofits in order to drive equitable, measurable, and lasting change in the sector and in the community. Read The Commercial Appeal article about the organization.