Grantmaking for Memphis, by Memphians. Since 2010, GiVE 365 members have supported 71 local organizations through themes reflecting their passion for helping our community thrive. Click here for 2020 grantees. Learn more about our decade of impact below or download the complete list of grants awarded.
The 2020 grant theme was Stable, Safe & Thriving: programs that address housing security for Memphians. Ten organizations were awarded total of $71,500, with the membership granting an additional $2,300 to the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.
The 2019 grant theme was Pathways to Success: programs that provide workforce training and career development. Eight grantees were awarded a total of $63,400.
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.
(Jul. 11, 2018) Opened just last year, Kaleidoscope Kitchen is already making waves within the Binghampton community, and the city at large. Choose901 takes a look at the minority food business incubator and cites GiVE 365's role in its success.