News

After the bell: New initiative aims at knowledge retention

September 17th, 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis recently announced a new, multiyear initiative called "Beyond the Classroom, designed to build the quality and accountability of proven after-school and summer programs.  read more »

Guest Column: Beyond the Classroom

September 17th, 2016

Community Foundation president Bob Fockler shares about the new Beyond the Classroom initative in a Commercial Appeal guest column. read more »

Guest column: KQ ‘zone’ nurtures ‘cradle to career’

September 17th, 2016

Knowledge Quest founder and executive director Marlon Foster shares about the Beyond the Classroom initiative in a Commercial Appeal guest column. read more »

Guest column: Programs promote college access

September 17th, 2016

Latino Memphis executive director Mauricio Calvo shares about the Beyond the Classroom initiative in a Commercial Appeal guest column. read more »

Foundation to Evaluate After-School Programs

September 15th, 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is putting up $300,000 to measure the results of five local nonprofits offering after-school and summer education programs for children. read more »

September 2016 eNews

September 15th, 2016

$1 billion milestone, Beyond the Classroom, Community Foundation funds in the news read more »

Community Foundation reaches Beyond the Classroom to serve Mid-South students

September 13th, 2016

Tennessee's largest grantmaker will invest $300,000 annually in a collaborative effort supporting improved afterschool and summer programming read more »