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

Carpenter Art Garden Summer Programs

With your support, the Carpenter Art Garden will provide daily programming to engage Binghampton students and adults in the at no cost to participants!

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Roundhouse Revival

A community party for the Mid-South Coliseum

NEEDS: $0 of 5,761 + Volunteers

NeighborScape Demonstration Garden

NeighborScape will be designed and built with community partners, as an initiative for spreading gardening knowledge, as well as a place to share it.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,662 + Volunteers

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

Stripe Memphis Basketball Courts

Better Basketball Courts, Stronger Communities: Striping lines, covering graffitti and making other minor basketball court improvements in City of Memphis basketball courts.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,131 + Volunteers

Pinch Pocket Park

The Pinch Neighborhood is stepping out.  Help us create a community space for neighbors to gather, have a picnic, or take a break on neighborhood stroll with their furry friends.  

NEEDS: $0 of 260 + Volunteers

Sew Much Love

SML gives homeless women in North Memphis who have barriers to traditional employment the skills to create, design, market and sell their creative products thereby giving financial stability.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,770 + Volunteers

iSyncED II

Create Family Resource Centers that have education prep materials for all ages and level of education. The Family Resource Centers will be located in 2-3 churches. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,380 + Volunteers

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

Carpenter Street Community Vegetable Garden

We will transform a blighted lot by engaging the neighborhood, cut monetary costs and increase access to fresh produce for neighbors, and teach social responsibility to students through sustainability!

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

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

MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk - PREBUILD

Help us pre-build the MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk with design plans, permitting fees, site prep, and boardwalk footings. Full build coming this spring.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,065 + Volunteers

Operation Crosstown

$10,000 funds Operation Crosstown projects for a year!

NEEDS: $0 of 6,842 + Volunteers

Central Ave Underpass Mural

Local artists, along with volunteer community members, will create a one-of-a kind mural on both walls of the underpass on Central Avenue.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,195 + Volunteers

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

Bus Stop Love

Our goal is to fund and build a bus shelter that embraces the musical and peforming arts legacy in the Soulsville neighborhood.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 8,155 + Volunteers

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

Wishes for Williamson

Williamson Park needs a makeover, and we're here to make it happen. Come help us out!

NEEDS: $0 of 877 + Volunteers

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

Summer Meadows Little Free Library

Let's create little free libraries in East Memphis!

NEEDS: $0 of 362 + Volunteers

Activate Belvedere Triangle Park!

Are you familiar with the beautiful green space at the intersection of Madison and Belvedere, across from Zinnie's Restaurant? Beautiful area right!? Let's make it a space for idea sharing and creative collisions!

NEEDS: $0 of 115

Overton Park Shuttle

We hope park visitors will enthusiastically embrace free public shuttles and protect Overton Park's recreational spaces from overflow parking. But first, we must pay for the shuttles.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,400 + Volunteers

Scoop Memphis

Everyone poops. Be someone who helps keep it off streets and out of yards.

NEEDS: $0 of 455 + Volunteers

Cooper/Higbee Underpass Mural

Along with Memphis College of Art artists, volunteer community members will paint a colorful mural on both walls of the underpass on Cooper Street at Peabody Park.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655 + Volunteers

Crosswalk Flags

Crosswalk Flags help pedestrians cross safely. Just grab a flag, look both ways, use the flag to help you cross, then deposit it on the opposite side of the street.

NEEDS: $0 of 543

Hospitality HUB iPad-powered Jobs Program

We use an old computer, as well as a couple of very old, very buggy PCs to run our jobs program. Please help someone exit homelessness by giving them access to online job applications.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,125

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

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