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Community Foundation announces $150,000 in grants honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

October 11th, 2018

The Board of Governors of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has approved $150,000 in grant funding to six organizations as a part of the foundation’s MLK50: The Next Step Forward grant program. read more »

Paying It Forward

August 30th, 2018

The Memphis Daily News takes a deeper look at the Annie Ervin Willis Scholarship. Learn how the Willis family is helping support African-American students who are committed to community ... read more »

Community Foundation announces record-setting year

May 9th, 2018

FY 2018 gift and grant levels were at an all-time high for the Community Foundation, which took in $210.2 million in gifts from donors and granted $178.5 to nonprofit organizations. read more »

Next-Level Arts

February 15th, 2018

DeltaARTS among 14 nonprofits to win CFGM grants read more »

We're No. 1!

January 4th, 2018

The Daily News features an interview with Community Foundation president Bob Fockler in a cover article about the state of philanthropy in Memphis. The publication looks at nonprofit triumphs and developments from 2017. read more »

Charitable Memphis shows the nation its 'Spirit of 901'

December 21st, 2017

The Memphis Business Journal features an interview with Community Foundation president Bob Fockler in a cover article about the state of philanthropy in Memphis. The publication explores how nonprofits in Memphis, now the nation's most generous metro, are meeting the great need in our community. read more »

After Hours: Community Foundation's Navigator Society reception

December 8th, 2017

On Nov. 7, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis held a cocktail reception at Owen Brennan’s to recognize members of the Navigator Society, a group of professional advisors who have consistently referred their clients to the Community Foundation. read more »

GiVE 365 accepting grant applications through Feb. 1

December 7th, 2017

Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply with the theme Reconnecting Memphis: programs that bridge and celebrate our communities. read more »

Expand Father’s Day With Nonprofit Giving

June 20th, 2017

In their The Daily News column, Mel and Pearl Shaw recommend the Community Foundation as an effective way for giving groups to support worthwhile causes.  read more »

Margarette J. Sather Animal Welfare Fund Marks 20th Year With Grant to Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services

April 3rd, 2017

The Margarette J. Sather Animal Welfare Fund, a fund administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, announced it has awarded a grant to Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services totaling $15,820 to help low-income pet owners to spay and neuter their animals. read more »