Together, Building a More Prosperous Region

Community Development Across Greater Memphis

Our regional economy depends on the individual strength of each neighborhood, which is why sustainable community development is a priority. Memphis has an ecosystem of support organizations that are committed to improving the quality of life for all residents.

If you’re looking to support an organization, or need resources to start or scale your own, the Chamber can help lead you in the right direction.

Check out the community resources and services available from these Memphis organizations.

Map of all Community Development Corporations (CDCs) in each neighborhood in Memphis.

Get support with assessing and developing plans to grow capacity and programs by using the Capacity Assessment Tool.


Capacity Assessment Tool

Committed to advancing Memphis by accelerating the revival of its disinvested neighborhoods, Community LIFT pursues national relationships and dollars, and aligns them with local resources.



The newly enhanced Community Investment Explorer 2.0 enables users to analyze the equitable distribution of capital from 2012 to 2020 in regions throughout the U.S.

Data are available from 10 community and economic development programs, including the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, the Community Development Block Grant, the New Markets Tax Credit program, and others.