AutoZone Gives Back

Our founder, J.R. "Pitt" Hyde III, started AutoZone with a commitment to philanthropy, a commitment that is deeply rooted in our culture.

Our charitable efforts include grant programs, active civic leadership, and volunteerism with a focus on five strategic pillars:

  • Health and Wellness: Improving health and wellbeing through affordable healthcare options and preventative healthcare methods.
  • Education and Youth Development: Fostering youth from the cradle to their career with enhanced education opportunities.
  • Community Development:  Advancing the community through place-based development and social services.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Highlighting community initiatives that provide diverse and inclusive objectives and spaces.
  • Arts and Culture: Supporting access to the Arts and a wide variety of cultural experiences

Learn more about AutoZone’s most current community efforts in our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report.

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AutoZone's Charitable Programs and Contribution Requests

AutoZone’s Charitable Programs support 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations through our Greater Memphis Area and ArtsZone grant programs.

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AutoZone’s Charitable Giving Guidelines

AutoZone’s charitable giving program supports 501(c)3 tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations, primarily the Greater Memphis area, through our Greater Memphis Area and ArtsZone Grant programs. Contributions are one-time only unless otherwise stated.

Funded programs must be available to the entire community regardless of age, creed, disability, gender, marital status, race, religion, sexual orientation or country of origin.

Click here to learn more about requesting a charitable contribution.