Slingshot News and Insight

Take a look at the latest news, insight, and updates from the Slingshot team.



In 2019 we invested $1.41 million in high impact organizations.

In 2019 we invested $1.41 million in high impact organizations, and we couldn't have done it without your support. Together we are changing the way we change Memphis. Read More
at Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Daily Memphian Article: "Salvation Army's Purdue Center saved Memphis business owner's life"

Purdue Center of Hope – part of The Salvation Army Memphis – is a place of healing and growth for families in Memphis. We’re proud to partner with the Purdue Center of Hope, and stories like Venus Austin’s affirm the critical role they play in our community. Read more in the Daily Memphian here .  Read More
at Thursday, January 9, 2020

Leave 2019 with this thought - What if I could GIVE as smart as I invest?

With Slingshot, your gift is an investment in data-driven poverty fighting. Join our movement here .   Read More
at Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Meet our current partners.

We're proud to partner with organizations across Memphis working within their field to impact the lives of our neighbors. Learn more about our partners and their work here . Read More
at Friday, December 27, 2019

Meet Doug Campbell - chief knowledge officer and economics educator extraordinaire!

Doug brings to the team years of experience in research, community engagement, and nonprofit administration. Read More
at Sunday, December 22, 2019

Meet our consultants.

Did you know Slingshot partners with expert consultants across a number of fields? Learn how and why Slingshot leverages outside expert counsel by clicking here .   Read More
at Thursday, December 19, 2019

Meet Sophie Kim – manager of partner support and special projects.

Sophie brought her talents from NYC to Slingshot where she now merges rigorous data analysis with empathetic professional guidance. Read More
at Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Meet Slingshot's changemakers.

Our Impact Council is a group of ambassadors who share a passionate commitment for Slingshot's mission to disrupt poverty. Click here to learn more about the council members that work closely with our board and team to accelerate the fight against poverty in Memphis. Read More
at Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Do you want to change the way we change Memphis?

Become a slingshot. Join our growing movement of results-driven poverty-fighters here , and invest today. Read More
at Friday, December 6, 2019

Every effort to promote peace demands transparency.

"Every effort to promote peace demands transparency. It is necessary for us to get better – to celebrate strengths and identify growth opportunities. Memphis, especially as it relates to fighting poverty, needs to lead the way." – Justin on the Paris Peace Forum Read More
at Monday, December 2, 2019