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The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is the largest grant maker in the Mid-South. In 2008, our 1,000 charitable funds granted $36.7 million to more than 1,000 charitable interests. We also awarded more than $890,000 from our Community Partnership Fund to area nonprofits through our Community Partnership Fund.





We value our relationships with our donors, nonprofits, individuals, families and professional advisors. Our staff is dedicated to strengthening our community through philanthropy.

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www.cfgm.org

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Recent News from Community Foundation of Greater Memphis


How A Memphis Man Who Was Homeless For Five Years Regained Control Over His Life
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has awarded a $1 million grant to the Hospitality Hub to further its mission. Mr. Michael Turner Sr. had been homeless for five years before receiving...more

Community Foundation gives $14.5 million in grant to organizations impacted by COVID-19
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The money is made up of 968 contributions from corporate, foundation and individual donors, the Community Foundation...more

Kroger Donates $1 Million For Collierville Survivors Fund | Southern Living
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The Collierville Survivors Fund was established by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, Kroger Delta Division, and the National Compassion...more

COVID-19 revealed Memphians' generosity. The Community Foundation will make it forever ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Like most of the nation, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis wasn't expecting this. And neither was Lakethia Glenn. They weren't...more

Let's discuss: Finding ways to grow the number of Black college graduates in Memphis
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis LeMoyne-Owen College Greater Memphis Chamber MLK50 Robert Fockler Carol Johnson Dean...more

HBCUs Have Benefited From Philanthropy in Wake of Black Lives Matter Protests
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Amazon joined the social justice philanthropic movement in early June, announcing $10 million in grants to 12 organizations connected...more

LeMoyne-Owen College Receives Largest Gift in the Institution's History
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

... based in Memphis, Tennessee – is quadrupling its current endowment thanks to $40 million from the Community Foundation of Greater...more

LeMoyne-Owen College Receives $40 Million Grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The endowment from the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis will help eliminate socio-economic barriers to education. Written By...more

LeMoyne-Owen College receives $40 million endowment from Community Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

... the college announced Thursday: A $40 million endowment from the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. The funding provides more...more

COVID Grants Given to Local Arts Organizations
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Separately, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (CFGM) selected ArtsMemphis to receive a $200,000 capacity building grant from...more



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Dr. Rajiv Shah, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) leads the U.S. government’s efforts to end extreme poverty. He chose to participate in the impact investing conference at the Vatican and met with Pope Francis directly to address world poverty, the future of impact investing, and promotion of resilient, vibrant democratic societies worldwide.




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