The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc.

Primary Contact: 
Jan Young, Executive Director
515 Erin Drive
Memphis, TN 38117
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Areas of Interest Description: 

$200,000 to Ave Maria House, $500,000 to Streets Ministries, $15,000 to Christ Community Health Services

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Geographic Focus Limitations: 

The Foundation generally allocates funds for organizations based in the Greater Memphis, Tennesee area.  However, they have a history of allocating funds for organizations based in Mississippi, Arkansas, Washington D.C., Maine, Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky.

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Funding Limitations Description: 

Preference will be given to organizations that address a critical need and/or opportunity and/or a root cause related to a central challenge or problem. 

All proposals must clearly and specifically stated goals and timelines, objectives, and measurable outcomes

All proposals must have an effective way to measure the impact of the proposed program/project, as well as the tentative funding the organization will be receiving

All proposals must have a realistic and established financial-based plan, as well as numerous options related to tentative funding sources

All proposals should demonstrate that they will not duplicate any pre-existing ser vices, unless there is a clear need for additional services

All proposals must demonstrate that their plan can tentatively be replicated by other organizations

All proposals should demonstrate that there will be collaboration and cooperation with other organizations and/or agencies, as well as tentatively promote activities that build and maintain substantial connections among a diverse group of individuals and organizations


Selected Grants: 

Christ Community Health Centers, TN 2006:  $350,000

Christian Brothers University, TN 2006:  $500,000

Church Health Center of Memphis, TN 2005:  $25,000

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