Jay Uiberall Foundation
JUF teamed with Knowledge Quest to provide a place where high school students not only learn about the culinary arts and the food cycle but also explore their own unique talents through training and mentoring activities. Jay Uiberall Culinary Academy (JUCA) helps build students’ confidence and whets their appetites for wholesome, healthy food.
Literacy Mid-South: Read Memphis Program
The Read Memphis Project builds the capacity of other organizations, churches, nonprofits, and groups to create new or improve existing community-based literacy or adult basic education centers (6th-grade reading and below) and English as a Second Language (ESL) centers throughout the Mid-South.
Memphis Public Library
Memphis Public Libraries (MPL) serves lifelong learners and encourages young readers. MPL serves newcomers wishing to improve their English language skill and small business owners wishing to grow what they have built. Their programs have brought history to life and their computers have connected people with the vastness of the internet. MPL strives daily to satisfy the customer’s need to know.
Explore Bike Share
Develop and implement a bike-sharing program for the benefit of the general public with access to as many Memphians as possible
Promote bike culture in Memphis through community development, bike education and safety training
Encourage exercise and healthy lifestyles For More Information https://explorebikeshare.bcycle.com
Memphis Metal Museum
The Memphis Metal Museum is devoted exclusively to the advancement of the art and craft of fine metalwork. This is achieved through exhibitions, collections, conservation, restoration, and consulting services, classes, internship opportunities, artist residencies and apprenticeships, research and onsite fabrication of artwork and architectural elements.
Porter-Leath helps build stronger children, and families by empowering them to achieve a healthy, optimal, and independent lifestyle.
Urban Strategies specializes in results informed human services development, planning, and strategy implementation as part of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization.
LeMoyne Owen College
LeMoyne–Owen College is a private historically black college in Memphis, Tennessee and affiliated with the United Church of Christ. It resulted from the 1968 merger of historically black colleges and other schools established by northern Protestant missions during and after the American Civil War.
RISE Foundation was founded to help break the cycle of poverty and its effects, including bankruptcy, foreclosure, unemployment, and crime. RISE stands for Responsibility. Initiative. Solutions. Empowerment. RISE has developed unique expertise in helping entry-level wage earners to budget, save and accumulate assets.
Here you’ll find a world of diverse talent, innovative programs for everyone—beyond dance and exercise—and pure joy from seeking a new way to fly and sharing in each other’s accomplishments.
The mission of Advance Memphis is to empower adults in South Memphis to break cycles of unemployment, establish economic stability, reconcile relationships, and restore dignity through knowledge, resources, and skills by the power of Jesus Christ.