Community Foundation of Greater Memphis



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.


Web Address

www.cfgm.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @CFGMemphis

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Recent News from Community Foundation of Greater Memphis


Community Foundation awards $200000 to 19 organizations
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has announced the recipients of its annual nonprofit capacity building funding grants. The more...more

Community Foundation celebrates MLK50 by awarding six grants to nonprofits
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Earlier in 2018, the Community Foundation called for applications for six, $25,000 grants to be awarded in six areas that reflect King's dedication...more

Funeral Services Planned To Remember Phil Trenary
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

... instead of flowers, visitors contribute to the "Phil Trenary Fund for the Advancement of Memphis" at the Community Foundation of Greater...more

Phil Trenary funeral set for Thursday; fund established in his name
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

... publish Sunday, the Phil Trenary Fund for the Advancement of Memphis has been set up through the Community Foundation of Greater...more

MLK-Inspired
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

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

Beyond The Classroom Breakfast And Program Update
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Beyond the Classroom Breakfast and Program Update. Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m.. The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has embarked on a bold, multi-year initiative called Beyond the...more

What's a Volanthropist? A Dolunteer?
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

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

Living By Giving
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

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

Memphis moves into No. 1 spot for charitable giving in 2017
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphians are known for being charitable, but 2017 brought a new distinction as the Chronicle of Philanthropy named the city the Most Generous in the U.S.. The Bluff City had...more

We're No. 1!
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

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

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