Alabama Street Tapestry Project

The iron fence that runs along the south side of Alabama will be woven with bright fabrics to turn the fence into a tapestry. The tapestry sections of fence will be interspersed with sections of sunflowers. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,680 + Volunteers

Furnish helmets to young bicyclists

We provide bicycle helmets to youngsters who need them. At our bicycle safety rodeos we help kids ride more safely. The events are set up to be fun and challenging. Each participant receives  a custom-fitted helmet

NEEDS: $0 of 410 + Volunteers

Freshest Market on the Block

Redesign and reinvent the site of the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market where everybody knows your name.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185 + Volunteers

Sanctuary on the Lawn at Caritas Village

Sanctuary on the Lawn at Caritas Village. An Exterior Garden, Memorial, and Gathering Space. Volunteers and Fletcher Golden, will gather community resources to design and build the garden.

 

NEEDS: $14,890 of 18,575 + Volunteers

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

Sister Supply

Essentials. Period.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,185 + Volunteers

Cargo Memphis Bike Sharing

Ride a cargo bike with your children or dog in front of the bike instead of those traditional bike trailers

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655 + Volunteers

Criminal Justice Summer Camp 2015

We are raising funds for our field trips to Henning, Nashville and Knoxville, where we will visit West TN State Prison (Henning, TN), the TN Supreme Court, TBI Lab, the State Capitol, and the Body Farm (Knoxville, TN).

NEEDS: $0 of 975 + Volunteers

MMS Boardwalk FULL-BUILD & MATERIALS

The design is done! Help us purchase construction materials and permits for the MMS Wolf River Harbor Boardwalk.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,700 + Volunteers

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

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

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