Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$100,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The foundation invests in people and practices that work to reduce vulnerability and build stronger, more sustainable communities statewide.

Area served

Area served:
New Orleans, Louisiana

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Brooklyn, N.Y.
$42,300

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The nonprofit works to connect neighborhoods with various forms of resources – including cash, social networks, in-kind donations, volunteer time and advocacy – for a cause or project. This gr

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$150,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

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.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$120,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

Located in the historic commercial area of the Binghampton community of Memphis, the Broad Avenue Arts District is home to more than 70 unique local businesses.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tenn.
$225,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

Leadership Memphis develops community change agents, connects them with others who have a passion to serve, and empowers them with information and opportunities to make a difference. This gran

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$1.2 million

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

Innovate Memphis is charged with developing and delivering bold ideas that the city can implement to address some of its most pressing challenges.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$50,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

BLDG Memphis (Build. Live. Develop.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee