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MLK50 Next Step grant recipients discuss how they are changing Memphis

April 17th, 2019

Six local nonprofits are working to create meaningful change in areas they influence with the help of $25,000 grants each awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis in September. read more »

Change in the Community Foundation’s Grant Due Diligence Policy

April 8th, 2019

In response to a small but growing national controversy around the funding of hate groups through donor-advised and similar funds, the Board of Governors has voted to amend the Foundation’s Grant Due Diligence Policy to prohibit grantmaking to recognized hate groups.  read more »

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 »