Foundation / Corporation
Thomas W. Briggs Foundation
Grants to Shelby County, Tennessee nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of arts, education, civic enhancement, youth, and social services. New applicants must consult with program staff at least a month before the deadline. All applicants should discuss proposals with staff prior to applying. The effort for which funding is requested must be consistent with the applicant organization’s overall mission.
The Thomas W. Briggs Foundation focuses its support on the following:
-Arts: Efforts that offer enriching cultural experiences throughout the city, and position Memphis as a community of broad, uplifting artistic amenities
-Civic: Efforts that build on the uniqueness of Memphis, enhance the quality of life and provide opportunities for all people to interact
-Education: Efforts in local primary and secondary schools that improve the quality of teaching and assist students, especially the disadvantaged, in succeeding in the classroom and in the job market; and efforts of local higher education institutions that encourage and ensure excellence
-Social Services: Efforts that address local issues and concerns that improve the quality of life for individuals in need and empower them to become contributing members of the community
-Youth: Efforts that prepare young people for academic success and responsible citizenship.
In making grants, the Thomas W Briggs Foundation seeks to leverage its gifts and to participate in community efforts that have wide support and generate measurable differences.
The Foundation may consider funding for seed money, capital support, multi-year gifts, entrepreneurial/innovative efforts and for annual operating activities that will help take an existing effort to scale.
GrantWatch ID#: 178247
Multi-year gifts may be considered.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To receive a proposal form, or to arrange a site visit, please contact Margaret Craddock, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
Please submit the Application Packet to the same email address by the deadline date.
Thomas W Briggs Foundation
119 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN. 38103
USA: Tennessee: Shelby County