News

Small business owners take creative approaches to philanthropy

February 5th, 2019

The Daily Memphian presented a seminar on Small Business Philanthropy, sponsored by the Community Foundation, that showcased how different entrepreneurs and business owners serve their communities through philanthropy. read more »

Community Foundation awards $200,000+ to strengthen nonprofits

December 20th, 2018

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announced grants totaling $200,437 in its Nonprofit Capacity Building funding category. These grants are awarded annually to established nonprofits that are working to become more effective organizations by increasing efficiencies in operations. read more »

Year-end giving tips for donors

December 14th, 2018

Consider bundling as a strategic giving option and plan ahead to meet giving and granting deadlines for 2018. read more »

50 Years Later, a Community Foundation Carries MLK's Legacy Forward

October 12th, 2018

The Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative shares a piece about our MLK50: The Next Step Forward grant program. read more »

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 »