First 8 Memphis believes that government, community and philanthropy can work together. Our success depends on relationships with a diverse group of agencies and businesses who are dedicated to helping Shelby County children and families.

ACE Awareness Foundation

Achievement School District

All Memphis

Aspire Public Schools

AutoZone, Inc.

Bartlett City Schools

Buckman International

Children’s Museum of Memphis

City of Memphis

Cornerstone Prep

Cushman & Wakefield/Commerical Advisors

Early Success Coalition

Freedom Prep

Greater Memphis Chamber

Hyde Foundation

Jesse Mahan Child Care Center


Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents


Literacy Mid-South


Memphis Scholars

Memphis Tomorrow, Inc.

Millington Municipal Schools


Pyramid Peak Foundation

Rhodes College

Seeding Success

Shelby County Education Foundation

Shelby County Government

Shelby County Schools

Southwest Tennessee Community College

Stand for Children

Tennessee Department of Education, Office of Early Learning

Tennessee General Assembly

Tennesseeans for Quality Early Education

The Urban Child Institute

University of Memphis

Urban Education Consultant