What if you could give
as smart as you invest?

Slingshot Memphis applies investment principles — quantitative and qualitative analysis — to disrupt our city's persistent cycle of poverty.

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To lift the maximum number of our impoverished neighbors out of poverty — and keep them there — our investors, big and small, are doubling down on the people and organizations that make the most impact.

Poverty has become entrenched in Memphis, where low incomes and diminished opportunities have become a virtually inescapable generational cycle.

More About Our Crisis

172,000

MEMPHIANS LIVE IN POVERTY

This is larger than the population of Chattanooga, TN.

69,000

MEMPHIS CHILDREN LIVE IN POVERTY

This exceeds the capacity of the Liberty Bowl Stadium by 8000 people.

45,000

OPPORTUNITY YOUTH IN MEMPHIS

The highest proportion of 16 to 24-year-olds not in school or working of any city in the US.

We are slingshotting Memphis' best poverty-fighting champions to measure and scale interventions that will break the cycle of poverty in Memphis.

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