How to apply

GiVE 365 grants for 2018 were happily announced in May, and we are no longer accepting applications for this year. 

Explore below for more information on how to apply for a GiVE 365 grant. For examples of past themes and grants, click here. If you have questions, please e-mail(ewarren [at] cfgm [dot] org) Elizabeth Warren, Director of Grants & Initiatives, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, or call her at (901) 722-0022. 

Applicant eligibility

 Please note the following eligibility criteria for submitting a GiVE 365 application.

  • Grants can only be made to 501(c)(3) organizations, though a fiscal agent may be used with a signed memorandum of understanding between the applicant and agent. Please contact Elizabeth Warren at ewarren [at] cfgm [dot] org or (901) 722-0022 before applying with a fiscal agent. (The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis will not act as a fiscal agent.) 

  • All applicants or fiscal agents MUST have a published profile by the application deadline in order to meet the eligibility criteria.* See dates below regarding submitting a new profile or updating an existing one. 
  • All applications must address the grant theme. Applicants are highly encouraged to attend an information session.

 *If you believe your organization or fiscal agent is exempt from the profile requirement, please contact Olivia Wilmot at owilmot [at] cfgm [dot] org or (901) 722-0028.