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Greenprint Advocates Tout Benefits

August 28th, 2014

From The Daily News: The Greenprint allows the Memphis area to be on the leading edge of changes in the nation’s cities, which are working hard to keep existing residents and attract new ones. read more »

Greenprint helps sustainability take root

August 22nd, 2014

From The Commercial Appeal: The Mid-South Regional Greenprint & Sustainability Plan addresses critical issues that include housing, land use, resource conservation, environmental protection, community health, public transportation and economic development. read more »

Twenty-six scholarship funds at the Community Foundation awarded 93 awards in 2014

August 21st, 2014

In 2014, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis made 93 scholarship awards from 26 different scholarship funds, totaling $124,205 to 89 students.  read more »

New corporate mergers may generate incentives for your clients to make charitable gifts

August 11th, 2014

"Inversion" deals - like the one currently in the works with Medtronic (MDT) - will likely generate capital gains (and result in capital gains taxes), for which shareholders could be sheltered by strategic charitable giving. read more »

Nonprofits to Pitch Ideas for GiVE 365 Grants

August 11th, 2014

From The Daily News: Finalists will have three minutes on Monday night, Aug. 18, to compete for Community Foundation of Greater Memphis GiVE 365 grants. read more »