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
Memphis GAA Logo

Memphis Gaelic Athletic Association

The Memphis Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is planning to start a league for anyone in the MidSouth area interested in learning and playing Gaelic football and hurling/camogie.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000

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

The Neighborhood History Project

The Neighborhood History Project provides youth from South Memphis and Highland Heights the opportunity to spend their summer learning about and documenting thier neighborhoods' rich histories. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,605

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

Clean, Cultivated Corner in 38126

By cultivating land and relationships, Advance Memphis and the Memphis Center for Food and Faith are transforming a corner in 38126 from a dangerous one to a beautiful one. Trashcans are the next step!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,198
2015 Spring Break Project Team

Community Bored Up

Students from Douglass High, Second Baptist, and Streets Ministires will team up with Heights Community Development to address blight by boarding-up vacant homes and painting positive messages on the boards.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,015

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

Bicycle Trail Bollards at Agricenter International

Help us take steps to connect the Greenline to the Farmers Market at Agricenter International by raising funds to remove a gate and installed bollards so bicyclists can have an accessible path.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,640

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
Sunset at the Garden

GARDEN TLC!

The Community Table Garden is in need of TLC repairs in our 3rd year of operation! We hope to amend our garden bed soil, improve our irrigation system, and build a shade stucture for our volunteers and visitors!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,610

UD Safe&Sound

Critical home repair program for low-income homeowners

NEEDS: $0 of 1,410

Growing Springdale

The purpose of the greenhouse would be to set up a base for horticulture in the community and to instruct the community at large about plant propagation and growing food. 

NEEDS: $0 of 504
Grizzlies helping paint Brandon Marshall's mural!

Green Leaf Mural Project

Local artist Brandon Marshall will paint a mural on the side of a storage container that is being added to the expansion of the farm. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,500

Transforming communities through international education!

OSI is an international education provider in the Tri-State region. A 501c3 non-profit organization that offers study abroad programs for youth who attend high schools in historically underserved neighborhoods. 

NEEDS: $0 of 341
Roundhouse Revival 2 - Open Up the Door!

Roundhouse Revival 2

Round 2 will be a free and open previtalizing event on the grounds and in the shade and shadow of the Mid-South Coliseum from 1-7 p.m. October 4, 2015.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,265
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

WSHS Locker Room

The project includes filth and locker removal, plumbing repair, AC and pest-control. In addition, floors, fresh paint, new lockers, and secure doors.

NEEDS: $0 of 11,295
Burke's tricycle

Burke's Wants a Bike

2015 is Burke's Book Store's 140th Anniversary year and we want to help build out local green infrastructure so that our neighborhood will continue strong for another 140 years!

NEEDS: $0 of 4,155

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

New Backboards at Pierotti Park

Replace broken backbaords at Pierotti Park so they are as nice as the new court designed by Anthony Lee.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,331

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

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