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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
This grant provides emergency funding to Memphis artists who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The mission of ArtsMemphis is to sustain Memphis' world-renown
This grant supports the community-based grantmaking of the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund. The foundation works to strengthen the community through philanthropy.
This grant provides direct support to Memphis musicians who have lost income due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Music Export Memphis creates opportunities for Memphis musicians t
This grant supports a coalition of place-based organizations, led by Whole Child Strategies, Inc., providing emergency relief to families living with low incomes in eight Memphis nei
This grant provides general operating support to the organization. Whole Child Strategies, Inc. empowers neighborhoods and communities disproportionately affected by poverty to self- dete
BLDG Memphis (Build. Live. Develop.
SRDC is on a mission to holistically revitalize urban core neighborhoods through comprehensive redevelopment, resulting in inclusive communities with opportunity for all. This one-year grant
Innovate Memphis is a nonprofit organization that focuses on social innovation and neighborhood economic vitality within Memphis.
This $35,000 grant amendment will continue to support the operations of The CLTV, a Kresge Innovative Projects: Memphis grantee, as it works to elevate Bla
This grant supports Communities Unlimited's efforts to provide technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses in Memphis experiencing challenges due to the impact of the COVID-19
The Soulsville Foundation perpetuates the soul of Stax Records by preserving its rich cultural legacy, educating youth to be prepared for life success, and inspiring future artists to achieve their
The Vollintine Evergreen Community Association (VECA) is a group of residents working to improve the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood by working with each other, businesses, law enforcement, repre
The neighborhood-based nonprofit works to build on community revitalization efforts in South Memphis, such as an urban microfarm created by converting vacant, blighted lots and abandoned buildings.
The mission of Communities Unlimited (CU) is to move rural and under-resourced communities in areas of persistent poverty to sustainable prosperity. This grant provides project support for Com
Carpenter Art Garden's mission is working with the children of Binghampton to promote each one's creativity and self-worth through exposure to artistic, educational, and vocational progra
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