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

Project Helping Hands

Our goal is to raise money to purchase and install bleachers for the family and friends of our team. Ours were stolen and that has led to a decline in attendance of family and friends.  

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 5,494

Madison Beautiful

MABA would like to purchase and adopt two attractive and unique trash receptacles to be placed along our street in strategic places to reduce the amount of litter. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,301

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

The McLemore Rembert Block Club

The McLemore Rembert Block Club will be organized to promote unity among neighbors, improve the quality of life in the neighborhood, foster revitalization and improve the community’s economic viability.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,683

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

RZOM Wall Mural

Students of RedZone Ministries in Orange Mound will collaborate with Erin Williams to create a mural on the side of their building, showcasing the dreams and aspirations they have for themselves and the city of Memphis.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,095

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

Beekeeping made easy: A revolution in beekeeping!

We will model a revolution in beehives, beekeeping and the production of honey that will encourage other beekeepers to expand their hives and potential beekeepers to enter the field of beekeeping.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,580

Digital-Rock Breakdancing (Bboy) Event

We will be playing host to some of the best Breakdancers(Bboys) in the country for a night of Dance at the Brooks Museum.  Earlier in the day we will be providing free instruction for anyone interested in learning.

NEEDS: $0 of 520

Support for a Food Policy Coordinator

GrowMemphis is seeking funds to support a Food Policy Coordinator for the Food Advisory Council for Memphis and Shelby County. This position is an AmeriCorps VISTA and is part of other matched funding

NEEDS: $0 of 515

Bus Stop Seats for Memphis Riders

This campaign will install seating at 24 bus stops in Memphis, in a partnership with Memphis Area Transit Authority. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,580

VENS Playground

Vollintine Evergreen get a new playground at the Living Hope Church and VENSchool.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,843

Let's Innovate through Education

Let's Innovate through Education empowers students of all backgrounds to launch social ideas to improve Memphis through a rigorous entrepreneurship curriculum, seed investment, and mentor matching. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,650

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

KIPP Memphis Academy Middle - Urban Gardening Club

1. Teaching gardening and a healthy lifestyle  2. Leading students to take action, creating gardens at their own homes  3. Creating an avenue for students to take pride in their own space

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065

Solar Lights for MSSA

We want to highlight our "green" school with new solar lighting!  Solar lights are a natural fit with our school's STEAM curriculum. 

NEEDS: $0 of 515

ACT UP

ACT UP is a free weekend-long ACT preparatory workshop open to 60 Shelby County high school students who couldn't otherwise afford ACT tutoring.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,585

Kids Kreative Kooking Klub

Students will learn how to prepare healthy snacks and meals using organic fruits and vegetables grown in the school garden.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 927

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

IDLEWILD Film Club

Children will learn to develop a story, from an idea on paper to moving images on the big screen.

NEEDS: $0 of 595

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

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