News

CFGM Grants $220K To Group of 17 Nonprofits

December 18th, 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has announced its latest round of grants, some $220,000 in “capacity building” funds for area nonprofits. read more »

New websites change giving game in Memphis

December 11th, 2015

Two new websites launched in November that aim to help Memphians make easier philanthropic choices by providing a one-stop resource for all organizations serving the Memphis area and data on where community need exists. read more »

Profile: Bob Fockler of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

December 9th, 2015

Inside Memphis Business profiles Community Foundation of Greater Memphis president Bob Fockler. read more »

Memphis Millenials Find a Way to Give Back

December 1st, 2015

A new generation of giving changes the landscape. Inside Memphis Business takes a look at the role the Community Foundation and GiVE 365 play in innovative philanthropy in Memphis. read more »

New Sites Offer Big Data on City's Biggest Challenges

November 26th, 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, along with several other funders, launched two websites this week to make it easier to find firm facts that paint accurate depictions of Memphis' challenges and the group or groups working on the problems you care about.  read more »

New online tools launched for donors

November 24th, 2015

Two free websites offered in tandem, WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org and WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org, launched Tuesday by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. read more »

Nonprofits, corporations partner to launch regional database

November 24th, 2015

Launched the week of Thanksgiving, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis in partnership with local foundations, corporations and nonprofits have equipped the region with a database that pairs the community’s biggest challenges with data about the nonprofits who are working to solve them.  read more »

Window to our World

November 23rd, 2015

WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org and its companion site, WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org, (known jointly as WWL | WTG) are the result of a grand collaboration between no fewer than 16 local foundations, nonprofits, and corporations, each with a vision for educating a community about the details that, woven together, form the fabric of a city and region. read more »

New Websites Dig Into Memphis Community, Nonprofit Data

November 23rd, 2015

Supporting Memphis just got much easier with two new websites recently launched by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis,WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org and WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org. read more »

Furthering Dreams

August 19th, 2015

Community Foundation scholarships provide helping hand. Click here to read the Daily News article about students who are attending college with financial assistance from scholarships at the Community Foundation. read more »

More Giving: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has record fiscal year

May 28th, 2015

Click here to read The Daily News article on the Community Foundation's record FY 15, with $114.2 million going out to the community. read more »

GiVE 365 awards $40,000 in grant funding

May 13th, 2015

GiVE 365, The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis’ dollar-a-day philanthropy program, announced grants totaling $40,000 to seven nonprofit organizations on May 12. This year’s grant cycle is themed “And now for something completely different: Small grants to support new projects or programs that add value to the community and have a likelihood of success.”  read more »

Where to donate for Nepal earthquake relief

April 27th, 2015

Click here for a list from the New York Times of some of the groups soliciting donations for relief efforts in Nepal. read more »

Memphis Norfleet forum to focus on alcohol use disorder

April 20th, 2015

The Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health Fund is an endowed fund at the Community Foundation created in 1979 by Dunbar Abston, Sr. in honor of Frank N. Norfleet. The fund supports an annual forum focused on the improvement of health in the Memphis/Shelby County community. This year’s event on alcohol use disorders – with topics ranging from genetic factors in alcohol abuse to ... read more »

Gayle S. Rose and other private donors collaborate to offer free "Selma" admission

January 16th, 2015

You are invited to donate to the Selma Student Fund to enable seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students to see the movie “Selma” free of charge. read more »