Grantmaking for Memphis, by Memphians. Since 2010, GiVE 365 members have supported 62 local organizations through themes reflecting their passion for helping our community thrive. Learn more below or download the complete list of grants awarded.
The 2018 grant theme was Reconnecting Memphis: programs that bridge and celebrate our communities. Eight grantees were awarded a total of $57,000.
The 2017 grant theme was Foundations for the Future: programs that will help youth meet their potential. Ten organizations were awarded a total of $60,000.
The 2016 theme was Memphis 2020: programs that will have a tangible impact on Memphis in the next five years. Seven nonprofits were awarded a total of $52,285.
The 2015 grant theme was And now for something completely different: small grants to support new projects or programs that add value to the community and have a likelihood of success. Seven nonprofits were awarded a total of $40,000.
The 2014 theme was Collaboration for Change: partnerships that support creative problem-solving in the community. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $62,600.
The 2013 grant theme was Home is Where the Heart Is: projects to make Memphis neighborhoods more vibrant, livable, and secure. Twelve organizations were awarded a total of $88,983.
The 2012 grant theme was Eyes on the Prize: organizations helping students graduate from high school or college. Nine nonprofits were awarded a total of $50,394.
The 2011 grant theme was Fishing Lessons, based on the adage, "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime." Nine nonprofits were awarded a total of $49,278.
In GiVE 365's inaugural year, 2010, the grant theme was Fostering Community in Memphis. Eight nonprofits were awarded a total of $34,650.