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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The CSLA is a 501(c)(3) organization. You can support our work through our fund at The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis.