GiVE 365 hosts events throughout the year, some exclusively for members, others open to children, friends, guests, and the public. Many includes opportunities for increased interaction with grantees and the nonprofit community. You are welcome to take a look back at past events on this page and join us for upcoming events, which can be found by clicking here.
Community Foundation donors and GiVE 365 members were the first to experience Porter-Leath's new, state-of-the-art preschool facility that will change how early childhood teachers are trained in Memphis.
On December 7, GiVE 365 members and guests gathered for holiday cocktails at the historic Clayborn Temple. The evening of holiday cheer included the announcement of the organization’s 2017 grant theme, Foundations for the Future: programs that help youth meet their potential.
The Church Health Center hosted GiVE 365 for a tour of the Crosstown Concourse, its new home. The Church Health Center will fill 15 percent of the "vertical urban village's" entire 1.1 million square feet.
GiVE 365 members gathered at Memphis College of Art on April 14, 2016, for a fast-paced and fun evening to hear finalists present their grant proposals with the theme Memphis 2020: programs that will have a tangible impact on Memphis in the next five years.
GiVErs and guests gathered for holiday cheer and the announcement of the 2016 grant theme, Memphis 2020: programs that will have a tangible impact on Memphis in the next five years.
Community Foundation donors and GiVE 365 members gathered at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law for an event focused on social and criminal justice for our community's most vulnerable populations, then gathered afterwards at The Brass Door.
Community Foundation donors and GiVE 365 members gathered at theBuckman Performing Arts Center for funding news, highlights from our record-breaking year, and a conversation on Innovation and Information: Solving our region's most pressing problems through creative new approaches informed by hard data.
On April 7, 2015, GiVE 365 members and Community Foundation donors toured the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum and met its new president, Terri Lee Freeman.
Aug. 7, 2014: Six volunteer teams of GiVErs met to narrow the 45 applications for GiVE 365 grants with the theme Collaboration for Change down to 12 finalists. Grant teams were named for "dynamic duos": Transformers, PB & J, Bert & Ernie, Thelma & Louise, Earnestine & Hazel's, and Dualing Banjos.
July 22, 2014: GiVE 365 members heard from past grantees CASA of Memphis & Shelby County, Junior League of Memphis, Literacy Mid-South, and Youth Villages on what the organizations accomplished with their grant funds and what they are up to now.
June 12, 2014: The Kickoff at the Levitt Shell was rained out, but not before hosting some intrepid GiVERs and announcing this year's grant making theme, Collaboration for Change: partnerships that support creative problem-solving in the community.
May 22, 2014: Six organizations who received grants prior to 2013 briefly presented the results of their projects to tables of GiVErs. Grantees were Family Promise, Advance Memphis, HopeWorks, Shelby County Books from Birth, Center for Southern Folklore, and DeNeuville Learning Center.
May 13, 2014: The Annual Meeting included updates on the Foundation's status and record gifts and grants over the prior year, as well as presentations on Downtown development. GiVE 365 members had a special backstage tour of the Orpheum Theatre, site of this year's meeting.