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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
This initial 6-month grant to PolicyLink will support the partnership with the Kresge Human Services Program, PolicyLink, and Leadership for a Networked World to co-lead an initial effort to assess
This grant will extend Kresge’s support of the Convergence Partnership, a national multi-funder collaborative that invests in community power and leadership to address structural and institutional
The Institute for College Access & Success is a trusted source of research, design, and advocacy for student-centered public policies that promote affordability, accountability, and equity in h
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
This grant will support the Center to Advance Community Health & Equity (CACHE) to advance evidenceinformed technical assistance across the health and community development sectors to better al
This grant will renew Kresge’s support of the Amplify Fund, which supports equitable development and community-power building in eight cities and states. Amplify intentionally works in p
Innovate Memphis is a nonprofit organization that focuses on social innovation and neighborhood economic vitality within Memphis.
This financial amendment will allow Got Green to shift approaches in response to COVID-19 by extending the planning grant period by six months and providing additional funds to complete the plannin
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
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