BRIDGES lands $50,000 grant from national organization

Posted by michael on May 12, 2015

By Sara K. Clarke

May 11, 2015

Memphis non-profit Bridges has received a $50,000 grant from the Hearst Foundation, Inc. of New York.

Bridges serves more than 5,000 students each year through programs that aim to develop diverse leaders in grades 7-12 who are committed to community transformation.

“To be the recipient of this grant is historic for our organization,” said Cynthia Ham, president and CEO of Bridges. “Recognition of this type from such a well respected national foundation is greatly appreciated and it furthers our ability to continue the transformative work we are doing everyday to build youth leaders for the Greater Memphis community.”