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
Explore Bike Share’s Mission: 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
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.
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.
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.