Community Grants

Memphis City Beautiful Community Grant Program accepts proposals up to $500 to help support grassroots community initiatives in Memphis that fall within the focus areas of Litter Prevention, Waste Reduction/Recycling and Beautification/Community Greening. Our grants are designed to promote neighborhood pride, healthier living, and sustainability.

Applications are closed for the 2022 grant cycle. Stay tuned for information about future grant opportunities!

Who is eligible for a community grant?

  • Neighborhood associations within the Memphis city limits registered with the Office of Neighborhood Engagement, or
  • Any community based civic groups such as scouts, churches, youth groups, and garden clubs within the city limits, or
  • Any school within the limits of Memphis/Shelby County, or
  • Groups outside the city limits sponsoring Memphis-based projects
  • Any community improvement project! Organizations that have been funded for the same project for three consecutive years are ineligible; however, they are encouraged to submit new projects for consideration.


For questions, call 901-636-4410 or email