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


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

Artist Emergency Fund Distributes Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The fund was created through a Community Foundation of Greater Memphis COVID-19 Regional Response Fund grant and was compounded...more

COVID-19 Fund delivers nearly $1M so far in relief grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Bob Fockler is president of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, the largest charitable grantmaker in the Mid-South. The...more

COVID-19 Fund delivers nearly $1M so far in relief grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The Community Foundation manages 1,200 charitable funds for individuals, families and organizations, including the Mid-South COVID-19...more

Hospitality workers can receive one time grants to help with their bills
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

The grants are funded by the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, hosted by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis...more



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