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St. George’s Memphis Addresses More Than Poverty

“St. George’s is a beacon of hope to families who know that education is the way out of the cycle of poverty.  But it’s more than that.  St. George’s provides an enriched education for both urban and suburban students – by addressing academics and how to live a…

Surplus Funds Provide Grants

The Hope for Memphis Fund, the Foundation’s agent of giving, is helping make a difference in the city.  The Foundation has been in the business of making giving easy for hundreds of organizations and families for years, but only recently have we been in the giving business ourselves. …

Hope Pass $100M in Grants

Hope is in the business of making giving easy. It took us seven years to help donors give away the first $50M and then only three more years to give away the second $50M. We are excited to announce that the foundation has now exceeded $100,000,000 in cumulative…

Affordable Alternatives to Public Schools

The state of education in Memphis has encouraged many concerned individuals, churches, foundations and other organizations to get involved with educational alternatives to inner-city children in order to provide the tipping point to turn around education in Memphis.  In addition to supporting several charter schools, donors of the…

The Hope for Memphis Fund Narrows Focus

The Hope for Memphis Fund continues to grow and is maturing in its grant focus.  The primary emphasis of funding for 2008 is to support development efforts creating more sustainable and effective ministries and leaders.  Initial areas of interest will be leadership training, strategic planning, best practices, donor…

ReachLife Ministries is Changing Lives After the Music Stops

ReachLife Ministries is a 501c3 not for profit organization based in Memphis working within the Binghampton Community. It was established by the owners of Reach Records, a Christian hip hop label.  As Reach Record’s Christian hip hop artists traveled weekly across the globe performing and teaching to over…

The Hope for Memphis Fund Awards Its First Grants

The Hope for Memphis Fund awarded its first grants to Advance Memphis and Families Matter. Advance Memphis is an economic development ministry serving adults in the Foote and Cleaborn Housing Projects on Vance Avenue.  Advance offers “soft” job skills training, financial literacy and GED classes, and on-the-job training…

Happy 10th Birthday Hope!

Servant Leader Awards Lunch to be Held November 6th November is a busy month at the Hope Christian Community Foundation.  As the staff prepares for end of the year giving and celebrating our tenth anniversary, Hope will kick off the fall with our annual Servant Leader Awards Lunch. …