support csla

Join our efforts to reclaim Southern stories through a tax-deductible, charitable gift.*
Amounts listed are minimums at that level; enter any amount on the next form.


join us

$50+ member of the congregation 

Become a founding member of the literary arts' newest endeavor. Benefits include a custom CSLA gift package and pair of tickets to one Lyceum Mainstage event.

Options to purchase event tickets + membership package are available in check-out via our PROGRAMS page.

$500+ eureka usher board

Join us this year with complimentary tickets to each Lyceum Mainstage, CSLA membership, and all benefits as listed above.

$1000+ the lyceum circle

Support our mission & receive a signed book from each of our featured authors; access to meet & greets with visiting authors; and all benefits as listed above.  

$5000+ eureka temple groundbreakers fund

Our essential work would not be possible without groundbreaking support. Benefits include all as listed above and your name prominently on all CSLA materials.


sponsor a program

Individuals and organizations can support CSLA by sponsoring a program, including our Tiny Temple Readings & Conversations series; Lyceum Room Mainstage series; the Young Memphis Writers' Workshop for high school students; and the flagship Memphis Literary Arts Festival #MLAF (a co-production of CSLA and Literacy Mid-South). Contact us at


funders & donors

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* CSLA has applied for tax-exempt status with the IRS. The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is operating as our fiscal agent until our determination is finalized. Click the button at the top of this page to support our work through our fund at the Community Foundation.