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.
What today is known as the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis was born out of the city's fallout from the Memphis sanitation workers' strike and Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination on April...more
We had the opportunity to learn from Petschonek last week at a luncheon meeting of the Memphis Association of Fundraising Professionals held at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. Here are...more
Tuesdays could be homeless and food scarcity missions. Wednesday could be women's causes like YWCA women's shelters, Women's Foundation of Greater Memphis or Dress for Success. Thursdays could be...more
While tax law changes have some worried about the impact on charitable giving in 2018, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis president Robert Fockler points to Memphis's historical standing as a...more