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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
With this grant, Pillsbury United Communities is partnering with Hennepin County, Kresge's Health and Human Services, American Cities Practices, and Arts and Culture programs to design a placed-bas
This grant will support Drexel University's Lindy Institute to analyze how Creative Placemaking activities are financed and to offer insights of COVID-19’s impact on arts communities throughout the
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 financial amendment will help Knowledge Quest, a Memphis NextGen cohort member, maintain delivery of services and support their participants by facilitating their ability to move to a virtual
This financial amendment to Latino Memphis will provide emergency financial support to continue day to day operations for the next quarter, given the anticipated temporary loss of funds from donors
This grant support efforts to re-enroll and graduate the 36 million “comebacker” students, who have some college credit but no degree, and who will increasingly seek additional education and t
This grant amendment provides
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
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