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Join us online as we explore how all of us can create a community where people can easily access opportunities to contribute and thrive. Click below for more event information and to register.

Stable, Safe & Thriving: A Panel Conversation Pt. 1 · Watch the Video

Stable, Safe & Thriving: A Panel Conversation Pt. 1

GiVE 365 awarded 10 organizations $71,500 following the theme Stable, Safe & Thriving: programs that address housing security for Memphians.

Over two sessions, attendees learned from 2020 GiVE 365 grantees about housing insecurity in Memphis and their work to connect people and families to quality, affordable housing. Click here to watch the Sept. 25, 2020, session.

Alex Willis | ComCap Partners · MODERATOR
Cheré Bradshaw | Community Alliance for the Homeless 
Tracy Burgess | Dorothy Day House of Hospitality
Anna Chahal | Mid-South Sober Living
Jared Meyers | The Heights
Crystal Chopin | Oasis of Hope

Stable, Safe & Thriving: A Panel Conversation Pt. 2 · WATCH THE VIDEO

Stable, Safe & Thriving: A Panel Conversation Pt. 2

GiVE 365 awarded 10 organizations $71,500 following the theme Stable, Safe & Thriving: programs that address housing security for Memphians.

Over two sessions, attendees learned from 2020 GiVE 365 grantees about housing insecurity in Memphis and their work to connect people and families to quality, affordable housing. Click here to watch the Oct. 2, 2020, session.

Emily Trenholm | High Ground News · MODERATOR
Pam Rose | Fayette Cares 
Melissa Farrar | Hope House 
Stephanie Reyes | OUTMemphis 
Lisa Anderson | Room in the Inn - Memphis
Eli Cloud | Thistle & Bee Enterprises

The State of the Community Foundation · Watch the Video

The State of the Community Foundation

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, but it continues to be a transformational one for the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. The Foundation has experienced unprecedented growth and, with the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund and other initiatives, has taken new steps for community impact. Click here to watch president Bob Fockler and Board chair Terri Lee Freeman discuss what has changed, where we are, and where we are going, from an online event originally presented on Oct. 20, 2020

Why Memphis Needs More Black College Graduates · Watch the Video

Why Memphis Needs More Black College Graduates
presented in partnership with MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

The Community Foundation recently established a $40 million endowment fund for LeMoyne-Owen College. In this community conversation, we will explore the economic imperatives of creating a better educated workforce while offering better opportunities for the largest segment of our community. Click here to watch a panel conversation including moderator Wendi Thomas; Dr. Carol Johnson Dean, Interim President, LeMoyne-Owen College; Beverly Robertson, President & CEO, Greater Memphis Chamber; and Bob Fockler, President, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, from an online event originally presented on Nov. 17, 2020.

Growing Goodness · Tuesday, December 1

Growing Goodness · presented with national family philanthropy experts 21/64
Tuesday, December 1 · 4:30-6:00 p.m. CST

How do we raise the next generation to have good values while growing up amid affluence? In this program for family members or their professional advisors, learn top ideas from the field and best practices to create a game plan for raising well-rounded children.

Please note: For this interactive event in partnership with 21/64, you will not be able to use a phone or the web browser version of Zoom due to the structure of the workshop. You will need to download the app onto a computer. See Zoom Event Tips.

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