Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation
The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation was established to make a profound impact on the community and help organizations to fulfill their missions. The Foundation promotes its family of partnerships, community outreach and myriad resources to add value to each monetary contribution.
The Foundation also fosters collaboration among organizations for the more effective delivery of opportunities to urban youth through mentoring, sports and education programs. Foundation history and mission.
The Grizzlies Foundation can provide you with information on Memphis area mentoring programs, how to contribute as a mentor or in some other way, and how to start a mentoring program. If you have any questions, please send us an email.
The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation is announcing the donation of $300,000 in new grants to 12 Memphis nonprofit organizations Thursday, Dec. 10 from 8-9:30 a.m. at STREETS Ministries on 430 Vance Ave. during their annual Grizzlies Foundation Partners Recognition Breakfast. Full story.
Memphis Mentoring Partnership joins Grizzlies Foundation
Effective September 2008, the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation became the new home for the Memphis Mentoring Partnership. An affiliate of MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership, MMP offers training, program support and resources to raise the quality of mentoring throughout Memphis and Shelby County. Members represent businesses, faith-based organizations, nonprofits and volunteers committed to providing young people with mentors in our community.
Read more about the contributions and activities of the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation.
The Grizzlies Foundation also helps to make a difference in the lives of others through the following initiatives. Find out how you can get involved.
- TEAM UP Youth Mentoring Initiative
- Memphis Mentoring Partnership
- Honoring Our Military Families
- Partner Support
If you have any questions about the Foundation, please send us an email
Memphis Athletic Ministries
MAM runs year-round youth sport programs that emphasize teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play. The purpose of MAM is to use organized athletics to mentor youth in order to reduce destructive behavior, improve health, increase academic performance and grow spiritually. MAM has six locations throughout urban Memphis which offer a variety of programs to attract youth. While MAM is best-known for its huge recreational basketball leagues, they also utilize golf, flag football and soccer programs to attract youth.