The mission of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is to strengthen our community through philanthropy. To accomplish this mission, we will: develop and effectively manage charitable funds and endowments; actively address the needs of the community by examining community issues, securing and distributing resources, advocating when appropriate, and convening meetings and conversations which encourage people to respond; and encourage philanthropy and the growth of charitable resources among individuals, families, businesses and community institutions. The Foundation was founded in 1969 by a group of business leaders and awarded some $40 million in grants last year.
- Community service organization
- Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
IRS Classification: 501(c)(3)
Your donations to Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Inc. are tax deductible.
Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).