Carnes Galloway Butterfly Trail: Phase 1

Our project is a public art installation that will connect neighborhood residents, by equipping 14 metallic butterfly sculpture in homes throughout the neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 75

$50 for the City

Raise $20,000 (Or even Much, Much More) to help pay our neighbors' MLGW bills. But let's not stop short! What if we all came together and made the rumor true?

NEEDS: $0 of 4,995
Johnny Cash by Leigh Wiener 1962. Johnny Cash Statue Project.

JOHNNY CASH STATUE SITE PREPARATION

Help Legacy Memphis raise funds for landscaping and site preparation for the upcoming Johnny Cash statue to be placed in Cooper-Young. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,455
The Garden@ 720 N. Willett

The Garden @ 720 Willett

This project will provide a green space for residents and inspire neighbors to live sustainably while promoting community ties.

NEEDS: $0 of 309

20/20/20K Dream Challenge

Where There's A You, There's A Way. 20 people, 20 dollars, 20,000 lives touched

NEEDS: $0 of 1,250

Memphis BioFuels Initiative

We would like to increase our production capacity as well as reduce our labor costs by purchasing an automated biodiesel processor. This new processor will allow us to provide locally sourced biofuels in Memphis.

NEEDS: $0 of 100

Carpenter Art Garden to Mississippi!

This summer the Carpenter Art Garden will be headed to Mississippi! We are traveling by boat to Horn Island and spend 24 hours painting, drawing and studying the wildlife on the island as artist Walter Anderson did. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,385

Compost a Go Go

A large capacity, sturdy new dump trailer would allow Project Green Fork and Get Green Recycleworks to collect the average 1,200 gallons of local restaurant food waste we pick up each week and drop it in one place. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,695
247 Washington Ave, Wall completed with student artwork.

Students Building a Beautiful Memphis

Beautiful, student created, artwork will replace boarded over windows in a building prominently located in downtown Memphis’s historic Court Square district.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,407

SkyCop Camera

SkyCop Camera on the V&E Greenline for crime prevention.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,389

Sheffield High Girls Soccer Team

We are raising money to help the girls soccer team at Sheffield High School cover fees, get equipment, provide additional coaching, assist with transportation needs, and improve the home field conditions.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,500

Chess Kid at Idlewild Elementary

Since the Idlewild Chess Club burst onto the scene five years ago, the chess team has won national trophies . We would like to use interactive software to help teach our kids the fundamentals of this beautiful game.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,300

Knowledge Empowering Youth (KEY)

KEY is a teen-led comprehensive sex education program that educates youth about their minds, bodies, and most importantly the decisions they can make to better their futures.

NEEDS: $0 of 500

Safe Crossing at Overton Park

High-visibility crosswalks at the Poplar-Tucker intersection will create safe crossing conditions for transit riders, pedestrians and cyclists at this busy intersection and encourage various modes of transportation.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,670

Ride, Rally, Ride

Provide bike workstations, schedule info, and structural improvements to Memphis-area transit stops, creating a more flexible and accessible transportation system.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185

Central High School Grounds Improvement

This project would create two new beds of flowers in the front of Central (THE) High School, replace schrubs along the base of the building.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335

Overton Park Playground Improvements

Overton Park Conservancy will implement safety surface improvements in the East Parkway Playground in Overton Park, providing our young park stakeholders with safe opportunities for play and recreation.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

Stripe Memphis Basketball Courts: Round 2!

This summer Project Backboard's goal is to add lines and art enhancements to 18 courts in 13 public parks across Memphis so everyone will have access to a basketball court with free throw and 3 point lines.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,500
Johnny Cash by Leigh Wiener 1962

Legacy Memphis Johnny Cash Statue Project

To celebrate, enhance, and educate our neighborhoods about Memphis heroes. We will involve artists, landscapers, and architects to create sculpture gardens based on Memphis music history.

NEEDS: $0 of 26,429

Drive Literacy Memphis

Drive Literacy Memphis would like to gradually close the literacy gap by providing young children with books and study materials, such as flash cards and study books.

NEEDS: $0 of 175

The Johnny Cash Memphis Legacy

Phase One:  Money raised will go toward funding the sculptor to begin work and will be matched by a local donor, so whatever you donate now will have twice the impact toward the project!

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335

Sherwood Forest Gateways

This project replaces broken and missing wrought iron signs and compliments with additional pole signs to create neighborhood identity and enhance community safety. 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

First Baptist Church, Lauderdale

In celebration of 150 years of working in our community, First Baptist Church,  Lauderdale, will install a commemorative neighborhood mural that will teach about the rich history of our south Memphis neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,800

Signage along the Chelsea Avenue Greenline

Signage is critical to explain how the new trail is coming to life in north Memphis. Signage to highlight this rails-to-trails project will help explain the new park space to residents and visitors.

NEEDS: $0 of 420

Chris Bell Mural

Our group is creating a memorial mural for Memphis musician Chris Bell, known for his work with Big Star and his solo recordings.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,295

Time Is Of the Essence

My program aims to help solve some of these problems but also to just raise awareness of the need to have a clearly marked home address.  

NEEDS: $0 of 500

Bringing Sunflowers to Orange Mound

We are working to create sunflower gardens in Orange Mound to beautify the community, remove toxins from the soil so we can plant food gardens in the future, and raise awareness about lead poisoning.

NEEDS: $0 of 140

PAINT LAMAR AVE.

A local artist will design a mural depicting elements of the local neighborhood history and install it on a blighted wall at 1673 Lamar. This removes a blight and replaces it with attractive urban art.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,660

Green Machine Food Cooperative

We are opening a cooperative grocery store for Vance and Downtown Memphis. Working with U of M, Vance Avenue Collaborative, and select leaders in the Memphis community, we aim to make this area more food secure.

NEEDS: $0 of 13

The Hampline

Go Hampline! We reached our goal but every dollar more still goes directly to The Hampline. We're grateful for you to keep giving!

NEEDS: $0 of 68,643

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