The Community Foundation of West Tennessee was established in 1985 to strengthen the health and well-being of our region by serving as a catalyst for positive changes in the arts, education, healthcare, and other causes. We enhance the quality of life for local residents by supporting programs, initiatives, and organizations serving rural West Tennessee
Our chapters support a variety of charitable purposes and organizations within their communities across West Tennessee. A local advisory board is appointed and has the responsibility for fundraising and grant-making in their geographic area while The Foundation provides them with administrative support.
Donors look for greater accountability, transparency, and concrete results from the charities they support. You can have confidence when you trust The Foundation for your philanthropy that our work, governance, and policies strive for the highest level of transparency and best practices. We are proud to have earned Guidestar’s Gold Seal of Transparency. GuideStar is the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.