The Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Homepage


The Thomas W. Briggs Foundation is dedicated to Memphis area arts, civic, education, social service and youth organizations whose initiatives and programs:

  • Have broad and transformative impact on the city of Memphis and its constituencies
  • Elevate educational achievement and socioeconomic advancement and promote pride in the Memphis community
  • Are consistent with the role of its heritage organization, Welcome Wagon, in making all individuals feel welcome and encouraging them to be neighborly