Leadership Memphis focuses on finding and training individuals with the necessary attributes to become great leaders. Their three programs — Executive, FastTrack, and Grassroots — connect potential leaders in environments that will equip them to make a difference in improving the city.
GMAC Workforce was constructed through collaboration with the Brookings Institution Policy Program and aims to provide a bridge between employers and the talented professionals they need.
Momentum Nonprofit Partners, formerly known as the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence, has rebranded and continues to act as a valuable resource to nonprofits in the wider Memphis community.
New Memphis is an institution dedicated to the cultivation and enrichment of the local business community, and offers several programs geared towards leadership.
With Memphis proving to be fertile ground for big businesses, FCBE takes full advantage of the environment its situated within, giving students quick access to the business community through projects and internships that give real-world experience.
Christian Brothers University has been active in Memphis since 1871, but its legacy stretches much farther. The institution itself has been around for more than three centuries. To continue its tradition of education, Christian Brothers University has created a vast curriculum of graduate level programs spanning topics as diverse as accountancy to the arts.
A quick survey of the local legal scene will bring up names at many of the top firms in the Mid-South area who completed their graduate law studies at the University of Memphis. In addition, some of the school’s facilities have been ranked among the top law schools around the country.
The mission of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is to encourage philanthropy and foster leadership among women, and support programs that enable women and children to reach their full potential.
Since 1993 Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth has provided almost $10.5 million in direct grants to local healthcare providers in the Mid-South and over $3 million to breast cancer research. For every dollar that Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi raises, 75% remains in the local community for breast healthcare grants and educational programs. The remaining 25% funds breast cancer research.