Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Grants

From The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis –

As a part of Phase 3 of the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is offering Operating Support to stabilize nonprofits who are directly responding to the target populations most impacted by the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Mid-South region. Total funding available is $2,300,000. 

Opening: September 15th

Due: October 6th


  • Must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency or under fiscal sponsorship of a 501(c)3, operating in West Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and/or eastern Arkansas, and permitted by the Tennessee Secretary of State to solicit funds.
  • Must have a organizational profile in progress at the time of application submission and must have a published or updated profile by the grant award date. The Community Foundation will provide training and support to each organization building a profile.

For funding consideration, an organization must demonstrate that its mission and programming address the vast consequences of, and disparities exacerbated by, the COVID-19 public health crisis according to one of the following priorities:

  1. Mental Health and Trauma Recovery
  2. Jobs & Education
  3. Other Services to Priority Populations

To apply, go to