Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis is offering a grant of up to $5,000 for nonprofit organizations. The Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis has one annual grant cycle per year. Eligible applicants have a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt designation from the Internal Revenue Service and are located within Shelby County. Winners from previous years may apply, but must provide written results of the grant awarded.
“It is our responsibility to give back to the community that has given us so much,” said Mary McDaniels, President of Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis.
Grants awarded by Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis support economic self-sufficiency. In particular, those that include but are not limited to: Career Development, Education, Entrepreneurship, Scholarship and Health.
Grants awarded by Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis does not support: Individuals, For-profit organizations, churches or programs that promote religious activities, projects which take place before the completion of the grant-making process, projects inconsistent with federal, state and local non-discrimination ordinances regarding equal employment opportunity and campaigns to elect public officials
The applications became available on the Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis’ website on November 1. The deadline for applications will be January 31, 2017. The grants will be reviewed and recommendations will be made by February 28, and will be approved by March 31. The award luncheon will be held May 1, 2017. For more details on the Grant and the application process, visit the website at
About Philanthropic Black Women.
Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis (PBWM) is a group of nine progressive and civic minded women, committed to giving back to the community. PBWM was founded in January 2005. Philanthropic Black Women of Memphis is a private organization with funding currently being provided by the membership.