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    The Community Foundation gives you smart, effective, personal philanthropy.

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    Every day, people choose The Community Foundation to make an impact in our community.

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The perfect gift for special occasions.

Share the joy of giving in a simple card - the perfect gift for special occasions! The Community Foundation’s Giving Card allows card recipients to support the charity or charities of their choice, anywhere in the country. The program helps you honor a loved one, colleague or client with a gift card they redeem to support a worthy cause close to their hearts - as a donation to a charity that fits their passion.

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We're working on our report to the community.

We've been working closely with photographer Anthony Scarlati to help us capture stories of impact from a few of our funds and nonprofits who received grant funding last year. Published each year by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, our annual report provides a comprehensive look at our activities. It includes financials as well as stories on donors, grants, and articles that illustrate how we carry out our mission.

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The 21st Annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Luncheon

He’s IT. He’s the IT mayor for the IT city.

He’s also the 2014 Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Recipient. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee will honor Mayor Karl Dean on Thursday, November 13 at the Music City Center in Downtown Nashville. The award is given annually to individuals who, like Joe, have made life better for others through hard work, bold dedication to service and strong faith in the human spirit.

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The Big Payback 2015 date has been set.

Here at The Community Foundation, it’s important for us to remain “in the know” when
it comes to what is going on in Middle Tennessee. We utilize the power of social media as
an important resource to stay up-to-date in real time. Not only does CFMT have a presence
on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube, our community
initiatives also leave their digital footprint throughout the web.

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Middle Tennessee

  • Population: 2.58 M
  • Counties: 40
  • Nonprofits: 1,247 in GivingMatters.com
  • Dollars Given: CFMT cumulative grants $600 M