Welcome to the United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences (previously the Nashville Area United Methodist Foundation) and Development Fund of TN/KY, Inc.



United Methodist

The United Methodist Foundation is a service ministry of the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church specializing in endowments, institutional accounts, stewardship, estate planning, and planned giving.  The Foundation specializes in a more long-term investment approach.



United Methodist
Development Fund

The United Methodist Development Fund of Tennessee/Kentucky, Inc. accepts investments from individuals, churches and organizations and offers loans to churches in the Tennessee, Memphis, and Kentucky Conferences.  The participation accounts offered operate similarly to a savings account and experience an annual percentage rate that is set by our board and reviewed quarterly.

In the News

GBHEM Introduces a New Scholarship to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders

NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 6, 2016 – The Office of Loans and Scholarships at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the creation of a new scholarship that launches January [...]


**Courtesy of TNUMC News EAST TENNESSEE WILDFIRES – WHAT YOU CAN DO Angela Overstreet has corresponded with the Disaster Response Coordinator of the Holston Conference, TEMA and the Tennessee VOAD.For now the [...]

Kathryn Nation and Kirk Presley awarded 2016-17 Walter Russell Lambuth undergraduate scholarship

Two Memphis Conference college students were awarded the 2016-17 Walter Russell Lambuth undergraduate scholarship, according to an August announcement from the Memphis Conference Connectional Ministries office and Board of Higher Education and Campus [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Quarterly Board Meeting

    May 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Quarterly Board Meeting

    August 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Quarterly Board Meeting

    November 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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