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About the Fund


The Foundation is a certified 501C3 nonprofit corporation that provides support for educational and leadership opportunities for military members and their families to enhance the readiness and resiliency of the Tennessee National Guard. The foundation serves to offer opportunities to develop leadership at every age and through any career path with support for career development, educational and institutional materials and training, and increasing citizenship awareness.




To Make a Donation


The fund is managed by the Community Fund of Greater Memphis (CFGM) and donations may be made through their interactive website (www.cfgm.org). Visit the CFGM website for donations and general questions.


Donating is easy:


1. Credit card via phone at 901-722-0025


2. Online at www.cfgm.org


3. By check mailed to:  Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

C/O Tennessee National Guard Excellence In Leadership Fund

1900 Union Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104


Remember all donations or gifts are tax exempt!

For more information contact Rachel Cheek, Director of Donor Services, at 901-722-0038.



To Apply for Support


To apply for support, please fill out the application form and email it to: tnexcellencefoundation@gmail.com.


Applications can also be made by printing the request form and mailing it to the Board of Directors, Tennessee National Guard Excellence In Leadership Corporation at 4332 Kenilwood Drive, Nashville, TN  37204.  Be sure to include all the supporting information along with a contact number and email.  Upon review, the Board will provide a written response to each request.
















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Tennessee National Guard Excellence In Leadership Corporation

4332 Kenilwood Drive,

Nashville, TN 37204










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