Ashley Harper, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

TITLE: Director of Grants & Initiatives

FOCUS AREAS: K-12 education, early childhood education, human services, arts, environment, nonprofit capacity building

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PROFILE: Ashley Harper has been the Director of Grants & Initiatives at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis since February 2013. In this role, she manages the competitive grant programs of the Community Partnership Fund and GiVE 365.

For nearly five years previously she worked as a grants and initiatives officer for the foundation. She was a program director at Hands on Memphis before that. Harper holds a B.A. in literature from Colorado State University and has been a member of Memphis Grantmakers Forum, ProNet steering committee, Council on Foundations fall conference planning task force (2012).

To learn more about Harper, read “Harper Finds Newest Adventure at Community Foundation” in the Memphis Daily News and the Southeastern Council of Foundations’ member highlight about her.