About The Plough Foundation

Simple, yet profound -- these words summarize the heart of Abe Plough and the mission of the Plough Foundation. The leadership of the Plough Foundation knows there are many pressing social and economic needs in our community. We strive to meet those needs in an impactful and sustainable way for the good of the Memphis and Shelby County community.

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Aging Initiative

Often we concentrate our resources in special areas of interest when our City experiences dynamic changes. Bringing awareness to the comprehensive needs of the older citizens of our community needs to be a strategic priority because of its profound impact on our society.

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How it Works

  • Concept Letter

    A brief concept letter of three pages or fewer should be mailed to the Program Director of the Plough Foundation, explaining the specific project for which funds are needed.

  • Grant Application

    Organizations whose projects interest the Foundation will be invited to submit a full grant application.

  • Approval of Application

    Applications will be forwarded to the Trustees for study prior to the quarterly meeting. The Board must approve any grants to be funded by the Foundation.

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Contact Us

62 N Main Street, Suite 201, Memphis, TN 38103 | (t) 901-521-2779 | (f) 901-529-4063 | mail@plough.org

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