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 »
Consider bundling as a strategic giving option and plan ahead to meet giving and granting deadlines for 2018. read more »
In its December/January issue, Inside Memphis Business magazine spotlights the work of the Community Foundation with an interview with president Bob Fockler. read more »
Elizabeth Warren, Director of Grants & Initiatives, and Community Foundation Board member and GiVE 365 member Chris Kelley appeared on the November 6 episode of WMC Action News 5's "Bluff City Life" program. read more »
The Daily Memphian covers our MLK50: The Next Step Forward grant program. The publication chats with Tech901 and Neighborhood Christian Centers about how the grants will expand their work. read more »
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.
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 »
The Trenary family established the Phil Trenary Fund for the Advancement of Memphis to honor the legacy of the slain president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber. read more »
Community foundations are uniquely qualified to collect and mobilize dollars locally to respond to disasters in their own communities. The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina and the Foundation for the Carolinas have set up funds that allow you to make donations with confidence that they will be used efficiently and responsibly. read more »
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 »
The federal government has approved several Opportunity Zones, a new community development tool, in Shelby County. A new law established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are specialized vehicles dedicated to investing in designated low-income ... read more »
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 »
Community Foundation announces $150,000 grant program honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
As our community continues to reflect on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis announces the MLK50: The Next Step Forward grant program. read more »
The Community Foundation recognizes and thanks those professional advisors who referred their clients to our services in 2017. read more »